I’m delighted to announce that Holly Genovese, who has been guest blogging for us for the last several months, is joining the blog as a regular contributor. Holly is a Ph.D student in history and gender and sexuality studies at Temple University. She received her B.A. in history and political science from Temple in 2013 and her M.A in history at the University of South Carolina in 2015. Her dissertation project focuses on prisoner rights organizing in New Orleans from the early 20th century through Katrina. She is contributing editor at Auntiebellum Magazine and has written for The Establishment, Scalawag Magazine, and Auntiebellum. Her interests include the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power, African American intellectual history, carceral studies and public history. She’ll be posting every other Sunday. Please join me in welcoming her!
U.S. Intellectual History Blog
September 13, 2017
Thinking through Nietzsche’s Uses and Abuses, Part TwoToday I continue with my commentary on Friedrich Nietzsche’s essay, “On the Uses and Abuses of History for Life.” As I wrote this up, it became longer than reasonable for Read more
April 18, 2018