Monday, Mar 15, 2010

Sarah Vowell recounts her pilgrimage to the memorials, museums and historic markers denoting assassination attempts on Presidents Lincoln, Garfield and McKinley in her non fiction work Assassination Vacation. She constant

Friday, Feb 26, 2010

Elizabeth Reis, Associate Professor in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the History Department at the University of Oregon, shines a bright light into a dark alley in the history of American medicine. The question for medical professionals: how to treat intersex patients, or, in other words, hermaphrodites—patients with ambiguous anatomic

Thursday, Jan 14, 2010

I'd give this a 3-star rating for personal enjoyment of the topic but a 5-star rating for being an essential historical document of the early 21st century. So a 4-star compromise it is.