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Evan Turiano, “Teaching Fiction in Immigration History: Preparation for the Next Life, by Atticus Lish”

An advanced undergraduate seminar on United States immigration history presents an intimidating problem of scale. There is so much relevant content that it may seem impossible to devote time to particular, non-representative immigrant experiences, especially fictional ones. However, including fiction…

Alison Clark Efford, “In the Trump era, supporting our immigrant and international students is critical work”

At the April 2018 meeting of the Organization of American Historians, IEHS hosted a chat on supporting students who are immigrants featuring Ana Elizabeth Rosas (University of California, Irvine) and Rachel Ida Buff (University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee). The lunchtime…

Ashley Johnson Bavery, “Borderlands in North America: A Selective Bibliography”

This bibliography supplements a historiographical essay published in the summer 2018 issue of the Immigration and Ethnic History Newsletter (available now to IEHS members and freely available online after a one-year delay). Conceptual Works Anzaldua, Gloria. Borderlands/La Frontera: The New…

Tyler Anbinder, “Moving Beyond Rags to Riches: Using Digital History to Uncover the Lost Stories of New York’s Famine Immigrants”

A new website, “Moving Beyond ‘Rags to Riches’: Using Digital History to Uncover the Lost Stories of New York’s Irish Famine Immigrants,” provides students and scholars at every level with easy access to thousands of primary source documents on the…

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