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Jun 29, 2020

Adam McNeil interviews Georgia State University historian Julia Gaffield about the legacy and ongoing influence of Julius S. Scott’s The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution.

Julia Gaffield is Associate Professor of History at Georgia State University. Her research focuses on the...


Apr 15, 2020

In this episode we speak with historians Corinne Field and Nicholas Syrett about the April 2020 AHR Roundtable they co-edited titled “Chronological Age: A Useful Category Of Historical Analysis.”

Corinne Field is Associate Professor of Women, Gender & Sexuality at the University of Virginia and the author of The...


Mar 17, 2020

In this episode, Stanford University historian Ana Minian talks about her February 2020 AHR article “Offshoring Migration Control: Guatemalan Transmigrants and the Construction of Mexico as a Buffer Zone.” Minian is the author of the book Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration (Harvard University...


Jan 15, 2020

In part 2 of this conversation with Michigan State University historian Sharon Leon, we examine the concept of historians as data creators. Among other things, we discuss Leon’s chapter draft “The Peril and Promise of Historians as Data Creators: Perspective, Structure, and the Problem of Representation,” which...


Jan 15, 2020

In this two-part interview, we speak with Michigan State University historian Sharon Leon. Known for her work in American religious history and in digital public history, before moving to MSU Leon spent over a decade at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University where she oversaw...