The Rabbi, the Telegram, and t...

Aug 29, 2019 by

by Rafael Medoff Dr. Rafael Medoff is founding director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, and the author...

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Hans Asperger: Not the Good Do...

Jul 1, 2018 by

By Jonathan Rose ​Edith Sheffer, Asperger’s Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna.  W. W. Norton, 317 pp., $27.95 hardcover....

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Parents, Teachers, Legislators...

Jun 21, 2018 by

Strong majorities of parents, history and social studies teachers, and legislators in Massachusetts support restoring passage of a...

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Maya Little, PhD student at UN...

May 4, 2018 by

The scene on Monday was striking. On a picturesque day at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s lush McCorkle Place, the...

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The Frightening Truth About a ...

Apr 30, 2018 by

by Robert Scott Kellner Robert Scott Kellner is a retired English professor and editor and translator of his grandfather’s...

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Are We Changing Places with Ch...

Feb 19, 2018 by

by Paul S. Ropp – Mark Twain is reputed to have said “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Whether Twain said...

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Trump Is Trump: Yesterday, Tod...

Feb 13, 2018 by

His real estate background isn’t helping him govern. by Michael Nelson – Michael Nelson teaches political science at Rhodes...

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How Do We Get from the Statues...

Jan 26, 2018 by

by Bruce W. Dearness – Last fall, during the debate over public history monuments that was intensified by the violence at...

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Historians Want to Put Events ...

Dec 27, 2017 by

A response to concerns expressed by teachers at a Language Arts Conference. by Sandra Stotsky Sandra Stotsky is professor of...

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