Dept Holds Race, Gender, & War: A Symposium on Military Service in 19th & 20th Century America

Historians from around the country gathered on Friday, March 22, to explore the intersection of race, gender, and war in a one-day symposium on military service in 19th & 20th-Century America. With more than sixty registered attendees, presenters discussed the role and place of African Americans and women in the American military experience during the […]

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Howard Jones’s My Lai: Vietnam, 1968, and the Descent into Darkness Explores Infamous Vietnam Massacre

This June, Professor Emeritus Howard Jones published My Lai: Vietnam, 1968, and the Descent into Darkness, a look into one of the most infamous incidents in the Vietnam War. On March 16, 1968, a group of American troops entered a South Vietnamese hamlet referred to as My Lai, the name of one of the hamlets. […]

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