Matt D. Childs examines how the transatlantic slave trade brought about the formation of a common identity for the Yoruba and Igbo peoples of Africa.
Professor Sergio DellaPergolla reexamines the main patterns and influences of international migration from the former Soviet Union.
Anthropology professor Nan Rothschild is spearheading an excavation project this summer in Central Park examining the remains of Seneca Village, an African-American village that was displaced when the park was created in the 1850s.
History professor's new book traces the long and varied history of milk in society.
Most cite mass migration across the Atlantic as the most important argument in support of the theory of mobility transition, but Professor Lucassen will reveal a more nuanced picture, offering a differentiated model that links mobility to larger processes of social, cultural, and economic change.
History professor among a diverse group of scholars, artists and scientists honored by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
For 40 years Carla Ricci, summered in a small Rhode Island town named Carolina. When fall returned, Ricci went back to Boston where she was an associate provost at Tufts University. But she kept thinking about the small town of 75 houses that was a mile wide and centered on an abandoned mill. Such a town had lots of stories, Ricci believed. One day she wanted to hear them. That day came in 2002, when shortly after retiring from Tufts, Ricci decided to make a film about the tiny mill town that she had come to love. She interviewed scores of residents to hear about the town’s 130 years of history. Carolina, Rhode Island: The Smallest of the Small will air on the Providence PBS station this fall.