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Elizabeth Venditto with Erika Lee, “Immigrant Stories: New Ways of Preserving and Teaching Immigration History”

How can we include the first-hand experiences of the most recent immigrants and refugees in our teaching? How can we directly engage students in the creation and analysis of new immigrant narratives? How do we preserve and teach immigration history…

Michael McLean, “Ethnocentrism and Indian Medicine in the Civil War”

Disease killed far more men during the Civil War than bullets and bayonets. Dysentery was the number one cause of death in the war, with 1.5 million cases in the Union Army alone. Modern medicine failed to treat these illnesses,…

Mark Overmyer-Velázquez, “From Repatriation to Deportation Nation: A Century of Mexico-US Migration”

The following entry emerges from my preparations to write the foreword to the English translation of Fernando Saúl Alanís Enciso’s Que se queden allá. El gobierno de México y la repatriación de mexicanos de Estados Unidos 1934–1940 (English: Let them…