As everyone with a Twitter feed already knows, Donald J. Trump is no friend of immigrants. In a […]

I recently contributed an essay to a volume that’s forthcoming from UNC Press called The Bohemian South.  You can […]

Years ago, I saw a man at a Quaker meeting stand up and say, “Who you are begins […]

Panels at conferences often feel like a hastily assembled mishmash of different things, like a fruit salad made […]

Bernie Sanders thinks America was founded on racist principles. Sean Wilentz, the Pulitzer Prize nominated historian, disagrees. “The […]

History versus heritage? Memory versus history? Whose history and why? These questions are currently brewing a controversy at […]

“Here, and shockingly few other places in this country, men are paid to increase knowledge, to work toward […]

Occasionally, a student asks a question so basic, about a presumption so fundamental to the teaching of history, […]