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The Oct 2020 issue of AHA Perspectives features an article written by Alan Parkes.
Anastasia Day recently had her second op-ed published in the Washington Post. It draw on her dissertation on the history of victory gardens during World War II.
In November, Harvard University Press will publish former Hagley Scholar Ai Hisano’s first book Visualizing Taste: How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat, based on her award-winning dissertation.
Rachael Storm was just hired as the Emery Assistant Curator of Oral History at History Colorado (the state museum and archives). In June, she presented “‘As the Controversy Nears Its Boiling Point’: FFA, Gender, and Race in the 1960s” at the annual meeting of the Agricultural History Society, based on her dissertation-in-progress on the history of Future Farmers of America.
In November, Alan Parkes is presenting a paper “Survival of the Streets: Neoliberalism and Youth Culture in 1980s New York City” at the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association conference in Pittsburgh.
Many of the Hagley Scholars—Ben Wollet, Kyle VanHemert, Rachael Storm, Ben Tomak, and Greg Hargreaves—have presented work recently or will soon present work at the Hagley Library Brown Bag series.