The 2014 USIH Conference schedule is almost ready for release! In the meantime, we wanted to draw attention to few of the events we have planned: On Thursday night, the conference will open with a plenary on THE IDEOLOGY PROBLEM […]
We are pleased to announce our selection of Ajay K. Mehrotra’s Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929 (Cambridge University Press, 2013) as this year’s winner of the S-USIH annual book award […]
Intellectual historian and S-USIH member Dorothy Ross wanted to make this community aware of the dire situation of the American Sociological Association’s archives. The archival collective is massive, significant, and in danger of being lost. The ASA has sent out […]
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The novel begins, “It was June, 1933, one week after commencement…” and is about that most punctual form of collective identity, one’s graduating class: in our case, the class of ’33. The Group, we might say, asks to be dated.
Dated, but not courted: one of the hardest things to tell about Mary McCarthy’s prose is whether she cares if you like it or not.