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Carly Goodman, “Debating diversity: The Diversity Visa lottery and the 2016 election”

Last summer I volunteered at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, where the program’s embrace of diversity showcased the best of America. Speakers, delegates, and attendees were women, people of color, people of different gender identities and sexual orientations, disabled people,…

Julie Weise, “2016: The year nativism conquered the South”

Editor’s Note: Periodically, the blog features contributions by this year’s IEHS award winners to give our readers a sense of ongoing scholarship debates in Immigration and Ethnic History and related fields. In April 2016 IEHS awarded Julie Weise Honorable Mention for the Theodore…

Adam Mendelsohn, “No business like the clothing business: how I came to write The Rag Race”

Editor’s Note: Periodically, the blog features contributions by this year’s IEHS award winners to give our readers a sense of ongoing scholarship debates in Immigration and Ethnic History and related fields. In April 2016 IEHS awarded Adam Mendelsohn the First Book Award for…