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Review of German Colonialism: A Short History, by Sebastian Conrad
(Cambridge University Press, 2013)
Those Who Trespass Against Us. One Woman’s War Against the Nazis
(Polish Institute of Houston, 2007)
From Materials Science to Nanotechnology: Institutions, Communities, and Disciplines at Cornell University, 1960-2000
(University of California Press, 2013)
During the last several decades, interdisciplinary research centers have emerged as a standard, powerful tool for federal funding of university research. This paper contends that this organizational model can be traced to ...
'A Towering Virtue of Necessity': Interdisciplinarity and the Rise of Computer Music at Vietnam-Era Stanford
(University of Chicago Press, 2013)
Stanford, more than most American universities, transformed in the early Cold War into a research powerhouse tied to national security priorities. The budgetary and legitimacy crises that beset the military- industrial- ...
Failures to Compute
Remembering Henry: Refugeed Slaves in Civil War Texas
These are the prepared remarks for a talk at the 2014 OAH Annual Meeting in Atlanta, originally entitled "Refugeed Slaves and the Confederate Rehearsal for Reconstruction." The paper was part of a panel on New Perspectives ...
Thinking Across the African Past: Interdisciplinarity and Early History
(Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2012)
Liberdade entre fronteiras: libertos no Território Indígena e no Sul dos Estados Unidos
This essay examines how the former slaves of Choctaw Indians, and in Indian Territory more generally, discussed and imagined freedom within this context by exploring their memories of the era within the Works Progress ...