In 2019–20, Cord
J. Whitaker, Member in the School of Historical
Studies and Associate Professor at Wellesley College, is interested
in the history and development of race and racism in medieval
In recent months, the Institute for Advanced Study has issued
public statements in response to the original and revised executive
orders that restrict travel from predominantly Muslim countries.
The orders, currently suspended, cause us great...
The following text is excerpted from Our Declaration: A
Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of
Equality (Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2014) by Danielle
Allen, UPS Foundation Professor in the School of Social
Critique will be the art of voluntary insubordination.”1
Epigraph to her essay ”History-writing as
Critique,”2 this quote from Michel Foucault is the key to
understanding the epistemological journey of the American historian
Joan W. Scott...
Underlying the 2004 law banning the wearing of Islamic
headscarves in French public schools is a fundamental clash between
French and Muslim gender systems, according to Joan Wallach Scott,
Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of Social Science...