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CFP: 2017 HOTCUS Annual Conference - Dublin

HOTCUS Annual Conference: Call for Papers

University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 16-18th June 2017

Plenary Speaker: Professor Penny Von Eschen (Cornell University)

Papers from members or non-members are requested on all topics concerning the history of the United States from 1890 to the present. Individual or panel proposals are welcome (panels should have no more than three presenters in total). Topics for papers or panels might include:

Response to Hobson Review of Downs & Stewart-Winter Books

I appreciate the review of my book. While I am certainly willing to admit that I have made mistakes, readers of Emily Hobson's review would be led astray based on the following errors in her review.

First, Hobson notes that I did not include lesbian and feminist responses or analysis to the pedophilia controversy that ensued over an article that the Body Politic published in 1978.

Journal of Civil and Human Rights 2:2 now available

Table of Contents—Journal of Civil and Human Rights Issue 2:2

Published by University of Illinois Press


Michael Ezra, Editor’s Note

Research-Based Articles

Jennifer Dominique Jones, ‘To Stand Upon My Constitutional Rights’: The NAACP and World War II-Era Sexual Exclusion

Jared Leighton, ‘Character Assassins’: How the FBI Used the Issue of Homosexuality Against the Black Freedom Struggle