Kieval awarded medal by Charles University
Hillel Kieval was recognized for his contributions to Jewish studies in the Czech Republic.
Medieval superstition in the age of science
A new book uncovers the surprising relationship between scientific discourse and “blood libel” trials of Jewish men in turn-of-the-century Europe.
Grounded analysis: The history of electricity in Mexico City
In a new book, Diana Montaño explores the everyday uses and adaptations of technology from the ground up.
Flowe wins Littleton-Griswold Prize for “Uncontrollable Blackness”
The prize is awarded annually to recognize the best book on the history of American law and society.
How to become a saint in your lifetime
Mary Andino's research gives voice to women from southern Italy whose relationship to sanctity alarmed the Catholic Church in the early modern period.