Radical History Review 84 (2002) 215-216
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Notes on Contributors
Adina Back is visiting fellow at the Institute for Education and Social Policy at New York University. She is currently involved in an oral history project based on women who boycotted the New York City school system in the 1950s for racial integration. She is also a member of the Radical History Review editorial collective.
Jordanna Bailkin is assistant professor of history at the University of Washington. Her first book, a history of cultural property, will be published by the University of Chicago Press in 2003. She is now working on a new project on visual culture and decolonization.
Regina Bendix is professor of Volkskunde (folklore) and European ethnology at the University of Göttingen, Germany. Her latest book, a comparative history of German Volkskunde and American folklore studies, was published under the title In Search of Authenticity: The Formation of Folklore Studies (1997). At present, she is studying the history of a late-nineteenth-century ethnographic encyclopedia of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Katherine Borland is assistant professor in comparative studies in the humanities at Ohio State University, Newark. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in Masaya, Nicaragua as well as among Hispanic immigrants in Southern Delaware, and has published work on oral history, folklore, and literacy. Her interests range from the politics of culture to the aesthetics of festival and personal narrative.
Sally Charnow is assistant professor of modern European history at Hofstra University. She had the great opportunity to work with Steve Zeitlin and City Lore on the Oral History of Transit Workers project that resulted in the publication I've Been Working on the Subway. She is also a member of the Radical History Review editorial collective.
Peggy G. Hargis is associate professor of sociology at Georgia Southern University, where she teaches classes on economic inequality, race, and the American South. Her research examines African American land ownership in Georgia from 1865 to 1933. She was recently awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship for her manuscript project, "After the Whip: The Rise and Fall of the Black Yeomanry."
Georgina Hickey is assistant professor of history at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, where she teaches classes on women, cities, and social movements. Her book, Hope and Danger in the New South City: Working-Class Women and Urban Development in Atlanta, 1890-1940, will be published by the University of Georgia Press in early 2003.
John Howard teaches American studies at King's College, University of London. He is the author of Men Like That: A Southern Queer History (1999) and the editor of Carryin' On in the Lesbian and Gay South (1997). Portions of his new project appear as "The Politics of Dancing under Japanese-American Incarceration," History Workshop Journal 52 (2001): 122-51.
Shafali Lal begins teaching women's and gender history at Vanderbilt University this fall. She is completing a dissertation in the American Studies Program at Yale University titled, "Sentimental Science: Children, Social Science, and the Meaning of Race, 1939-1968." She thanks the members of the Graduate Employees and Students Organization at Yale for their efforts to live and write the radical future of higher education.
R. J. Lambrose is currently completing a book tentatively titled Band of Borrowers: The Men and Boys Who Wrote the History of Word War II.
Ronald Radano is professor of music at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he teaches in the programs of musicology and ethnomusicology and in the Department of Afro-American Studies. Among his recent publications are Music and the Racial Imagination, co-edited with Philip V. Bohlman (2000), and Lying Up a Nation: Race and Black Music (forthcoming, 2003), both are published by the University of Chicago Press.
Kate Ramsey holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University and a master's degree in performance studies from New York University. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Religion and American Life at Yale University.
Gerald Shenk teaches U.S. and California history at California State University, Monterey Bay. His teaching and research focus on the intersections of class...