Congratulations to Monique Bedasse!

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Recipient of a Black Studies Book Award

The Lawrence O. Christensen Award Winner

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Please join the department of History in congratulating grad student Taylor Desloge, who received the Lawrence O. Christensen Award.

Congratulations to Christina Ramos!

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Please join the Department of History in congratulating Professor Christina Ramos, who has received a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to support her work on mental hospitals in eighteenth-century Mexico.

"Frankenstein 200 years later"

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One of the most famous literary works of the last two centuries, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein permeates our cultural imagination.

Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

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Bedasse foregrounds Rastafari’s enduring connection to black radical politics and establishes Tanzania as a critical site to explore gender, religion, race, citizenship, socialism, and nation.

Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France

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Countering the standard stories associated with the French countryside, Venus Bivar portrays French farmers as hard-nosed businessmen preoccupied with global trade and mass production.

Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France

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2018 Trailblazer Faculty Award Recipient

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Please join the Department of History in congratulating Professor Douglas Flowe, who is one of the 2018 Trailblazer Award recipients.

2018 Distinguished Faculty and Goldstein honors awarded

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Please join the department of History in congratulating Professor Ken Ludmerer's 2018 Distinguished Faculty award for Graduate Medical Education for Residents and/or Clinical Fellows. 

Professor Douglas Flowe's review in the Common Reader

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Arguably the most controversial comment made by Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign involved a blistering critique of presidential candidate Donald Trump’s most enthusiastic supporters.

The Late-19th Century Development Skyscrapters

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Professor Maggie Garb discusses this topic on C-SPAN

Hip-hop history: Wash U professor uses 'Hamilton' as teaching tool

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St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh talked with Peter Kastor, history professor at Washington University, about the historical accuracy of “Hamilton.”