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September 25th, 2020

As the Fall Semester continues and October approaches , it is readily apparent that this school year – unsurprisingly – is progressing a bit differently than…

Teaching in an Uprising: Readings on Race and Democracy

June 3rd, 2020

“In the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder by four police officers, we’ll still read these texts, but understanding our discussions would be informed by events through which my students were living—and, likely, participating in—I wanted to offer some contemporary contextual readings by historians and other social scientists to guide us.”

Approaches to the Modern City

May 18th, 2020

This site was created by participants in the seminar “Approaches to the Modern City” at Georgetown University in Spring 2020. The course explored themes in the history of modern cities around the world. Each student chose one city to study over the course of the semester.