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Manhood, Sports and War

by Will Katerberg Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about masculinity. I’ve been teaching some classes on the relationship between conceptions of manhood and race and American foreign policy in the late 19th and early 20th century. Think Teddy Roosevelt. … Continue reading

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Reading, Writing, and Sports Broadcasting

by Doug Howard. Weekend before last I was watching the Tigers game against the Padres. The game was being played in sunny San Diego, and my old Indiana University grad school friend and Tigers fan Bill Wood, who now teaches … Continue reading

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Sochi and the Lessons of Russian History

by Bruce Berglund Every so often, current events overtake a history class.  The event itself might be clearly historic—like the resignation of a pope. Or it can be the case that what’s happening in the present resonates so strongly with … Continue reading

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