HL90 EM: Empire and Archive in the Colonial Americas

Shopping week is around the corner! Have you got your list of HL90s to shop? Alan Niles shared more about his class, “Empire and Archive in the Colonial Americas”: Tell us about your class! This class will engage with a simple question: what do we do with a written archive of colonialism that is weightedContinue reading “HL90 EM: Empire and Archive in the Colonial Americas”

HL90 ED: Music and Resistance in the Modern United States

We’ve got more great HL90 seminars to check out! Lucy Caplan is teaching “Music and Resistance in the Modern United States” this fall, and talked to us about the Queen of Soul and explained critical karaoke to us! What made you want to teach this class? In one of my all-time favorite novels, Ralph Ellison’sContinue reading “HL90 ED: Music and Resistance in the Modern United States”

HL90 EF: White Rage: Progress and Backlash in American History

We’ve still got more HL90s to share with you! Andrew Pope is teaching “White Rage: Progress and Backlash in American History” this fall, and talked with us about the importance of understanding history for our present moment. (He also talked to us about cats. And Cats.) What inspired you to teach this class? The nightContinue reading “HL90 EF: White Rage: Progress and Backlash in American History”

HL90 EN: Latin American Revolutions

We’ve got more HL90s to shop! James Mestaz is teaching “Latin American Revolutions” this fall, and talked to us about how his experiences growing up influenced his class, the importance of understanding Latin American history in today’s political environment, and the best Latin American cuisine (don’t read on an empty stomach!)! What inspired you toContinue reading “HL90 EN: Latin American Revolutions”

HL90 EG: Human Rights and Ethnic Studies

Looking for classes? We asked lecturers to tell us more about their fall HL90s. Mark Sanchez is teaching “Human Rights and Ethnic Studies” and talked to us about the importance of Ethnic Studies to understanding rights and justice, as well as the hardest class he took in college (hint: it’s not history or literature!). WhatContinue reading “HL90 EG: Human Rights and Ethnic Studies”

HL90 ER: Industrialization and Inequality

We’ve got more new HL90s to shop! Morgan Day Frank talks with us about “Industrialization and Inequality: From the Gilded Age to the Progressive Era,” some very weird delicacies from the Gilded Age, and a dentist we wouldn’t want to visit! What inspired you to teach this class? I love turn-of-the-twentieth-century American literature, that’s basicallyContinue reading “HL90 ER: Industrialization and Inequality”