Who Unearths the Past?: On the Work of The Dig

February 09, 2021

Joe Stadolnik watches The Dig, and sheds light on an obscure excavator of the past unlikely to inspire a Netflix movie
In the Media

The Doctor From Nazi Germany and the Search for Life on Mars

July 28, 2020

SIFK Postdoctoral Fellow Jordan Bimm chronicles the controversial history behind Mars Jars and NASA's Cold War personnel.
In the Media

What we lose when we turn our backs on persuasion

July 28, 2020

SIFK Director Shadi Bartsch and psychologist Pamela Paresky tackle the nuances of persuasion, argumentation, and seduction in the latest edition of Forward's opinion series, "On Persuasion".

Helping Hands: Uncovering an Eighteenth-century Midwifery Manual

May 28, 2020

Margaret Carlyle writes on an 18th Century midwifery manual for McGill University's Osler Library of the History of Medicine

Covid-19 and the Long History of Racially Maldistributed Mortality

May 26, 2020

Alexander Mazzaferro investigates America's long history of racial disparity and its impact on the nation's COVID-19 response.

Famine Is a Choice

May 11, 2020

SIFK Postdoctoral Fellow Yan Slobodkin writes for Slate: "One billion people are now food-insecure. But starvation is not an inevitability."

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May 08, 2020

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