H-PAD Notes 12/30/19: AHA sessions; links to recent articles of interest

For anyone planning to attend the AHA convention this weekend: Click here for full information about the eleven sessions sponsored by the Radical History Review in cooperation with H-PAD. The first session, on history and the Second Amendment, goes from 1:30 to 3:00 Friday and the others follow at intervals (one more on Friday, five on Saturday, four on Sunday). All are in the same room, Concourse B of the New York Hilton.

The AHA business meeting, open to all current members of the AHA, is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 5 from 5:15 to 7:30. Two working groups of H-PAD have initiated resolutions that will be submitted to the meeting, having gained the required number of signatures. Click here for the wording of the resolutions.

Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By Daniel Immerwahr, The Nation, posted December 29
Review-essay on the new book Worldmaking After Empire by Adom Getachew. Daniel Immerwahr teaches history at Northwestern University.

By Thomas J. Brown, History News Network, posted December 29
The author teaches history at the University of South Carolina and is the author of Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America (2019).

By Margaret Power, The Abusable Past, posted December 19
Observations of a radical feminist slogan song that have spread from Chile to other countries. The author teaches history at Illinois Institute of Technology and has written a book and articles on women and Chilean politics.

By Andrew J. Bacevich, Commonweal, posted December 17
The author is a professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University.

By Jeremy Kuzmarov, LA Progressive, posted December 14
On the drug war in Mexico and the US. The author teaches history at Tulsa Community College.

Thanks to Jim Swarts and an anonymous reader for suggesting articles included in the above list. Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.