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Notes on the Virginia Capitol

by Mabel O. Wilson
Nation and race in Jefferson's America

This Land Is Your Land

by Mariana P. Candido
Legislating dispossession in colonial West Africa

Tracing Taint

by Holly Case
The inexorable contamination of history

Taxi Driver

by Cristina Rivera Garza
Tears from Tijuana

Writing the Divide

by Tiffany N. Florvil
May Ayim’s intellectual activism in Germany

Flughafen Tempelhof

by Beth Ann Fennelly
Remembrance of things past


by Ela Gezen
Traces of Turkish migration in West Berlin

Northern Phoenix

by Paul W. Werth
The conflagration of the Winter Palace, 1837

The Uses of History

by John Connelly
The war in Ukraine and Russia's imperial past

Melt / Rise

by Cymene Howe
The global interconnectedness of water

The Night Woman

Fiction by Lauren Groff
A night in the woods

Aren’t They Strange

by Ying Zhang
Exemplary deaths of premodern Chinese individuals

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