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In our first Mosse Webinar series, “Confronting History,” Professor Kristin Kobes Du Mez discusses her new book, Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation (2020). In the discussion, she examines how stereotypes of U.S. masculinity and femininity deeply influence evangelical theology and politics in the 20th century:
New Mosse First Book Prize Honors Work of George L. Mosse
- Proposals accepted between January 15 – May 15, 2021
- Winning author will receive a $5,000.00 prize and will be published in the George L. Mosse Series in the History of European Culture, Sexuality, and Ideas
- Submission guidelines are available here
A new Japanese translation of The Nationalization of the Masses goes on sale on 9 January 2021. You can read a translation of Professor Satō’s afterword here on the Mosse Blog.
New on the Mosse Blog:
- Read Manuela Consonni’s review of John and Anne Tedeschi’s Italian Jews Under Fascism, 1938-1945, A Personal and Historical Narrative.
- Read Noelle Turtur’s review of Victoria da Grazia’s The Perfect Fascist: A Story of Love, Power, and Morality in Mussolini’s Italy.
- Read Isobel Ashby’s review of Dan Royles’s To Make the Wounded Whole: The African American Struggle Against HIV/AIDS.
- Read Adam Blackler’s review of Sean Wempe’s Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism & the League of Nations.
- Read Max Lazar’s review of Robert Gellately’s Hitler’s True Believers: How Ordinary People Became Nazis.
- Read Spencer J. Weinreich’s review of Tamar Herzig‘s A Convert’s Tale: Art, Crime, and Jewish Apostasy in Renaissance Italy.
- Read Eric Kurlander’s review of Anson Rabinbach‘s Staging the Third Reich: Essays in Cultural and Intellectual History.
- Read Matthew Unangst’s review of Marie Muschalek‘s Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa.
New from the Mosseaner:
Read Chad Gibbs’s Newsweek article “Advice About the End of the Pandemic, From a Combat Veteran” (16 February 2021).
Read Chad Gibbs’s Fortunoff Video Archive post, “What they Tell: Treblinka Survivor and Witness Voices in the Fortunoff Archive.”
Read Omri Shafer-Raviv’s The Forum for Regional Thinking article “המלחמה הדמוגרפית של ישראל בעזה” (16 February 2021).
Read the H-Diplo roundtable on Till van Rahden’s Demokratie: eine gefährdete Lebensform (New York: Campus, 2019)
Read Cindy Schweich Handler’s “We can hope history won’t repeat itself — but Fritz Oppenheimer’s experience is a warning,” in NorthJersey.
Read Torsten Fluh’s “Von der Fiktionalität der Epidemie” on Night Out@Berlin.
Congratulations Tamar Herzig on winning the Dorothy Rosenberg Prize for the history of the Jewish diaspora for her new book A Convert’s Tale: Art, Crime and Jewish Apostasy in Renaissance Italy (Harvard, 2019).
Congratulations David Warren Sabean for receiving the AHA Award for Scholarly Distinction.
Read Sara Brinegar’s Holocaust Forced Labor teaching resource at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Read Abigail Lewis’s H-Diplo review of Lara R. Curtis, Writing Resistance and the Question of Gender (17 September 2020).
Read Chad Gibbs’s opinion piece “China is Perpetuating Genocide: We’ve Seen This Before,” in Forward (22 July 2020).
Read Ethan Katz’s and Deborah Lipstadt’s opinion piece “Far more unites Black and Jewish Americans than divides them,” on CNN (18 July 2020).
Read John D. Wilsey’s Christianity Today review of Daniel G. Hummel’s book Covenant Brothers: Evangelicals, Jews, and U.S.-Israeli Relations (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019).
Read Walker Robins’s H-Net review of Daniel G. Hummel’s book Covenant Brothers: Evangelicals, Jews, and U.S.-Israeli Relations (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019).
Read Arie Dubnov’s Ha’aretz article about the life of George Steiner: “What if Mossad Agents Had Caught Hitler in the Amazon Rain Forest?”
Read Mosse Exchange Fellow Abby Lewis’ review of Sara Blair’s new book How the Other Half Looks: The Lower East Side and the Afterlives of Images (Princeton University Press, 2018).
Listen to Professor David Sorkin discuss his new book, Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries (Princeton University Press, 2019).
Medaon put out an article by Dieter Langewiesche, “Bildungsliberalismus und deutsches Judentum. Historische Reflexionen auf den Spuren von George L. Mosse.”
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