Saturday, January 15, 2022

Weekend Roundup

  • Congratulations to Myisha Eatmon (University of South Carolina), who will join the departments of History and African and African American Studies at Harvard University! (via Twitter)
  • "Nine decades later, W.E.B. Du Bois’s work faces familiar criticisms": Martha S. Jones, Johns Hopkins University, on Black Reconstruction (WaPo).
  • "Rescuing MLK and his Children’s Crusade": a excerpt from the forthcoming Civil Rights Queen:  Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality by Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Harvard University (Harvard Gazette).  
  • George William Van Cleve explores “what he sees as the flaws in the United States Constitution,” in conversation with William Treanor, dean of Georgetown Law, in a virtual program was hosted by James Madison’s Montpelier in Virginia.

Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.