Dr. Tammy Ingram joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavey and Its Legacies as they discuss Dr. Ingram’s upcoming book project titled The Wickedest City in America: Sex, Race, and Organized Crime in the Jim Crow South.
Monthly Archives: July 2017
The summer of 1858 was hot and stinky in London and filled with stories and scandals.
Thomas Thurston spoke with Abigail Cooper, an Assistant Professor in History at Brandeis University and a visiting fellow at the Gilder Lehrman Center, about her work examining Civil War refugee or contraband camps across the South. Her talk traces the migrations and settlement patterns of black refugees while elucidating the cross-cultural encounters that took place in the camps
The Nazi obsession with the occult and supernatural are well-known in pop culture. Eric Kurlander gives us the real story beyond what we’ve seen in Hollywood and comics.
Want to learn more about infectious diseases? In the first episode of two on infectious diseases, the focus topic for the June 2017 issue of the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, we will be discussing the history of epidemics, how infections affect our bodies, and how to prevent the spread of the infectious diseases.