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Micki McElya

Micki McElya is Professor of History at the University of Connecticut. Her latest book is The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.


The gender politics of Positive Psychology valorize the nuclear family and heterosexual monogamy.

Micki McElya

How the idea become central to present-day coalition building.

Micki McElya

On the world gay liberationists hoped to create.

Micki McElya

Tara Westover's best-selling memoir may reveal more about the place of feminism in contemporary U.S. life than any book in recent memory.

Micki McElya

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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