congratulations Angie!

I am very happy to announce to our H-Borderlands community that my co-editor Maria de los Angeles Picone has completed the H-Net book review editor training!  This has been a key goal of hers since starting her co-editor role, and her hard work will pay off with a wonderful new feature for the network.  Congratulations Angie!

Call for Applications: The Summer Research Laboratory at Illinois – Deadline for Funding Extended to March 31, 2018

Hi all,


For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.


We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the Summer Research Laboratory again this year, from June 11 to August 3, 2018.


About the Program


Articles of interest in Journal of the West

The recent Journal of the West , 56.4. (Fall 2017) is a special issue on "Settler Colonialism and the American West," edited by Dr. Janne Lahti (University of Helsinki). It contains several articles that might be of interest to borderlands scholars. These include:

Janne Lahti, Introduction: What is Settler Colonialism and What It Has to Do with the American West?

Margaret D. Jacobs, Reproducing White Settlers and Eliminating Natives: Settler Colonialism, Gender, and Family History in the American West

Mar. 27 Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture

Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 5:15 PM                                                                                               

John Bezís-Selfa, Wheaton College
La Villanía Arizoniana: Disenfranchisement, Citizenship, and Defining the Body Politic in the Early 20th-Century US-Mexico Borderlands
Comment: Alex Keyssar, Harvard Kennedy School


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