SHGAPE Blog: New 1918 Flu Pandemic Post

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers

 

The editors of the SHGAPE Blog would like to invite you to check out our latest 1918 Flu Pandemic Series. This week's post is by Ann Reid, executive director of the National Center for Science Education. Reid's post, "Decoding the 1918 Flu," recounts her experience sequencing the 1918 flu virus. 

 

Sincerely
Chelsea
Ed-in-chief 

"Unladylike2020: The Changemakers" Airing on PBS 7/10

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers

You may be interested in an upcoming special on PBS American Masters that is airing this Friday (7/10) at 9PM. The program, Unladylike2020, features 26 women, 5 of whom represent the GAPE. Our own Nancy Unger provides commentary on Jeannette Rankin. 

You can find more information about how to access the special below:

Minding the GAPE - June 2020 Edition

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers

 

We invite you over to the SHGAPE blog to check out our latest installment of "Minding the GAPE." This month's links include:

  • A bibliography of Black queer thought
  • Nancy Unger's essay on Bella La Follette and using white privilege to fight racism
  • The 1919 race riots as a touchstone for Chciago's carceral machinery
  • A tribute to GAPE historian John D. Buenker 

 

Sincerely
Chelsea
Ed-in-chief 

CFP Reminder: SHGAPE Lightning Round

CFP Reminder: SHGAPE is organizing a lightning around for the 2021 OAH to highlight the work of emerging scholars in the field. Each lightning round session includes 6-10 emerging scholars and 2 chairs/moderators. Each scholar has 5-8 minutes to give their “elevator pitch” of their research in quick succession followed by a question and answer period. If you are a graduate student or a recent Ph.D.

SHGAPE Blog: Latest Post in "Snapshots of Life in the 1918 Flu Pandemic" Series

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers

 

The editors of the SHGAPE Blog would like to invite you to check out our latest 1918 Flu Pandemic Series. This week's post is by Chelsea Chamberlain, a PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Her post, "An Avalanche of Unexpected Sickness" is about the fate of residents at the Pennsylvania Training School for Feeble-minded Children at Elwyn. 

 

SHGAPE Prize Submissions

The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is pleased to announce its inaugural competition for the H. Wayne Morgan Book Prize and its biennial competition for the Vincent P. DeSantis Book Prize.

 

The H. Wayne Morgan Book Prize honors the best book published in political history of United States in the period 1865-1920s. Books published in 2019 and 2020 are eligible. The prize is given in honor of H. Wayne Morgan, who was the George Lynn Cross Research Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma and a foundational historian of the Gilded Age.

SHGAPE Blog: New Post "Snapshots of Life in the 1918 Flu Pandemic"

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers

 

We invite you to head over to our blog to read our newest post -- https://www.shgape.org/the-ghosts-of-great-lakes/

Jeff Nichols, a PhD candidate at the Univerity of Illinois at Chicago, provides us with our second installment of our 1918 pandemic series. 

 

Sincerely
Chelsea
Ed-in-chief 

SHGAPE Blog: First Installment of "Snapshots of life in the 1918 Flu Pandemic"

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers,

 

We are excited to share with you the first installment of our Summer 2020 series "Snapshots of life in the 1918 Flu Pandemic." Please head over to our blog to read a graphic essay about the influenza in Alaska by Coyote Shook, a PhD student in American Studies at UT Austin. 

 

Sincerely
Chelsea 

Re: GAPE Podcasts

Greetings fellow Gilded Age and Progressive Era enthusiasts,

Alex Hastie is doing a series on Ohio presidents in his Ohio V. The World podcast. There are two episodes on McKinley currently available. Future episodes with cover Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Taft, and Harding. There are other Gilded Age and Progressive Era topics in the Ohio V. The World back catalog. Episodes are a little over an hour and typically include interviews with writers, historians, public historians, and other experts. Here is the link:

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