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"Allowing fears to overwhelm us": A re-examination of the House Special Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938--1944
In 1938, the House of Representatives authorized a special committee to investigate subversive or "un-American" propaganda. Popularly known as the Dies Committee after its chairman Martin Dies, this special committee was ...
Organizing bodies: Creating and funding experimental dance in the United States, 1965--2000
Avant-garde artists are among the most broadly theorized sub-groups of cultural producers. Artistic vanguards been theorized in two opposing ways---either as uniquely able to change social conditions through artistic ...