New books and scholarship from Stanford University Press, University of Minnesota, and MIT Press.
Can empirical data about human behavior make the “soft” sciences more like the “hard” ones? New interdisciplinary fields are voting yes.
Oberlin College was founded by religious idealists committed to abolitionism and integration. Then public attitudes began to shift.
Dorothy Porter, a Black woman pioneer in library and information science, created an archive that structured a new field.
In retrospect, the violent events at Kent State on May 4, 1970 marked the ending of widespread campus protest left over from the turbulent 1960s.