Sue Peabody’s contribution to the online roundtable recognizing the prize-winning Caribbean New Orleans: Race, Empire, and the Making of a Slave Society (UNC, 2019), by Cécile Vidal (Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales), has been published by the Toynbee Prize Foundation: https://toynbeeprize.org/posts/roundtable-panel-cecile-vidals-caribbean-new-orleans-rethinking-the-interconnected-nature-of-the-global-north-and-south-through/
Karl Krotke-Crandall has accepted the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Eastern European History at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Andra Chastain won a 2022 New Faculty Seed Grant for her project entitled “Global Urban Histories in the Americas: Santiago, Chile,” which includes support to complete revisions her book Chile Underground: The Santiago Metro and the Struggle for a Rational City, as well as preliminary research for a new project on the history of urban air pollution in the Americas.
Peter Boag’s latest book is now out: https://uwapress.uw.edu/book/9780295750637/pioneering-death/
The Oregon Historical Society (OHS) is hosting a book launch event on June 8th and 7pm at OHS in downtown Portland: https://www.ohs.org/events/pioneering-death.cfm
Sue Peabody will host another screening of the film “Furcy: le procès de la liberté,” at the French Colonial Historical Society meeting, where she will also chair two panels: the roundtable “MicroHistory and French Colonialism,” and “Representing Slavery in Museums: Challenges and Approaches.”
The exhibit Laurie Mercier co-curated, Building Solidarity for 30 Years: Portland Jobs with Justice, is on display at the Oregon Historical Society until May 16, 2022.
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Laurie Mercier published “Oral History with Margaret Butler: Advocate for Workers’ Rights and Jobs with Justice,” in the recent Oregon Historical Quarterly (Spring 2022): pp 80-107.