Book cover Untold History of the United States

Achievements ·

Peter Kuznick and Oliver Stone Update New York Times Bestselling Book

New York Times bestseller The Untold Story of the United States is re-released with an new chapter picking up from where it left off. The book was written by AU History Professor Peter Kuznick and Academy-Award-winning director Oliver Stone.
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This cover features designs by Vyacheslav Zaitsev, also known as Slava Zaitsev, for Expo 67 in Montreal.

Research ·

Challenging Western Misconceptions through Fashion Research

In the American imagination, Soviet fashion reflects the widespread deprivation and lack of modishness under socialism. However, Ruth Gabor, a Ph.D. student in History, is challenging the Western-centric interpretations of Soviet culture.
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Research ·

Out of the Margins: Prof. Finds Jewish Women at the Forefront of American History

In America’s Jewish Women, Pamela Nadell examines prominent trailblazers and unsung heroes.
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Social Sciences ·

Activism and the AIDS Crisis Panel at AU

American University hosted a panel that focused on the pivotal role played by DC’s queer activist community during the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the late 1980s.
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Humanities ·

A Requiem Resurrected: Alexander Kastalsky’s Commemoration for Fallen Brothers

Carmel Institute offers consortium students tickets to special WWI armistice centennial concert at the Washington National Cathedral.
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The Humanities Truck in front of Batelle-Tomkins building. There is a map of DC on the truck.

Humanities ·

AU’s New Humanities Truck Hits the Road

The DC Humanities Truck, which recently received $225,000 in funding from the Henry Luce Foundation, will be an experimental mobile platform for collecting, preserving, and expanding dialogue around the humanities.
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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

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Racism in America

AU Professor Ibram X. Kendi gives an interview on his National Book Award-winning book, Stamped from the Beginning.
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Beers and two others stand onstage at the award ceremony.

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Professor Laura Beers Wins Stansky Book Prize

Laura Beers, associate professor of history, has won the Stansky Book Prize for her book, Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist (Harvard University Press, 2016).
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