Sarah and Averill discuss the court case at the center of some of the most intense protests the University at Buffalo as even seen, all in the midst of the anti-war movement in the 1960s: The Buffalo Nine.
Averill, Marissa, and Katie discuss the history of sugar cultivation in the Caribbean, and its relationship to empire and consumerism.
Why NAFTA is important. Also, where jeans come from. Elizabeth and Averill talk Maquiladoras, NAFTA, and manufacturing in Mexico and the US.
Communists and Uteruses: How the Soviet Union and People’s Republic of China Sought to Control Women’s Reproduction
There is something fascinating about the history of reproductive rights, contraception, and abortion in every country and ideology that we’ve looked at in our women’s reproductive rights series. This week we’re turning to the impact of Read more…
Join Averill and Katie as they discuss the trek of Central African refugees on a harrowing journey through the jungle.
Things have been pretty political around here lately, so we wanted to dig into something that’s just fascinating and, frankly, creepy: anti-vivisection, or the 19th century campaign to end scientific and medical experimentation on living animals. Read more…
Dr. Carson was wrong in his characterization of the American slave experience. On this episode of the History Buffs Podcast, Drs. Earls and Handley-Cousins discuss the force and violence of population transfers in both the Atlantic Slave Trade and the U.S. Indian Removal Act.