Holly Case discusses the habit of tracing the source of presumed contamination—in matters ranging from national politics in Ukraine to cybernetics—back to the Second World War.
A discussion with The Atlantic’s editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg, New York University law professor and Just Security editor Ryan Goodman, and University of Alabama Professor of Law and former US Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama Joyce Vance.
Mabel O. Wilson is working on an architectural and cultural history of racial difference from the early years of the United States.
Mariana P. Candido’s sheds light on the experiences of women from West Central Africa during the era of the transatlantic slave trade.
Liberal democratic societies are more resilient in the face of populist challenges than conventional wisdom holds.
Camila Agosto is developing new electroacoustic pieces for mixed instrumentation that incorporate her research in somatic experiences and sound healing.
Artist A.K. Burns is researching and developing new video work and related sculptures.
Holly Case’s Academy project explores symbolic WWII politics as they relate to the war in Ukraine and the 1990s wars in Yugoslavia, foremost via the idea of tracing "tained" history.
Mariana P. Candido’s study examines the roles of West African women as leaders and commoners, free and enslaved, during the era of the slave trade and European imperialism.
Serhii Plokhii, the Harvard University historian of Ukraine and the Cold War, offers a definitive account of this conflict based on his latest book, "The Russo-Ukrainian War: The Return of History" (Norton, May 2023).