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  • Gary Ferguson on NOTCHES and The Conversation

    Gary Ferguson, author of Same-Sex Marriage in Renaissance Rome, was interviewed by Katherine Harvey on the blog NOTCHES: (re)marks on the history of sexuality. Read the interview here. Ferguson also wrote about the book on The Conversation: A same-sex... more >>


  • Archives in Bosnia in Minutes and Hours

    By Max Bergholz, author of Violence as a Generative Force: Identity, Nationalism, and Memory in a Balkan Community. A calendar of upcoming author events can be found after the essay. “You have fifteen minutes to look around. After that I’m going for... more >>


  • Jeffrey Alan Hadler, 27 March 1968 – 11 January 2017

    By Tamara Loos A dear friend and alum of Cornell’s Southeast Asia Program, Jeff Hadler, succumbed to adrenal carcinoma in January. Jeff studied Indonesian history at Cornell in the 1990s, where he worked with Takashi Shiraishi, David Wyatt, Ben... more >>


  • Poetry to Ease the Final Passage

    By Steve Zeitlin, author of The Poetry of Everyday Life “We all have to face this thing sometime,” my wife’s father, Lucas Dargan, told me around the time he turned ninety-nine. Six months later, he found himself facing precisely that “thing.” A... more >>


  • The Labor of Addiction: A Personal History of Smoking in the Workplace

    “Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.”  —Mark Twain By Gregory Wood, author of Clearing the Air: The Rise and Fall of Smoking in the Workplace As I wrote about the... more >>



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