As more Confederate monuments are coming down this summer, including a long-contested statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville earlier this month, we turn our attention to the debates swirling around these monuments—debates that are really about public history and our shared commemorative landscapes. For today’s show, guest host Yuri Rashkin hosts a roundtable with […]
Today on the program, we look back one hundred years to the public health effects of World War I and the influenza pandemic of 1918 with Micaela Sullivan-Fowler, curator of the Staggering Losses exhibit at UW–Madison’s Ebling Library for the Health Sciences. Due to additional interest, the exhibit has been extended through Sunday, April 5, […]
A new public history project at UW-Madison aims to uncover the histories of those at the university who were marginalized and discriminated against. Chali Pittman sat down with the project’s director, Kacie Lucchini Butcher.