This paper describes the efforts of black gay intellectuals and activists to curb the spread of AIDS through consciousness-raising and the affirmation of same-sex desire among African American men.
This eHistory MultiMedia Course Project was developed in Professor Judy Wu's Ohio State University History 525 course in 2008.
Presented by Sarah Watkins, CHR Fellow, at the Center for Historical Research in the Department of History at The Ohio State University on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
More than a century ago, Russian Orientalists advanced a number of erroneous assumptions about Central Asian history that even today remain embedded within the “Silk Road” paradigm. This presentation illustrates how this received wisdom continues to shape our understanding of early modern Central Asian history, and how recent work in Indian history demonstrates the need to rethink these longstanding ideas and approach historical work on the Silk Road with a more critical perspective.
Presented by Karen Asta Arnfred Vallgårda, University of Copenhagen, Denmark at the Center for Historical Research in the Department of History at The Ohio State University on April 15, 2016.
Presented by Michael Martoccio, Dissertation Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate, Northwestern University, at the Center for Historical Research, Department of History at The Ohio State University on March 21, 2014.
Economic, demographic, and sociological studies of historical fertility transitions have tended to seek direct, quantifiable correlations between economic change and the fiscal well-being of heads of household--that is, of men. The prevailing assumption has been that men make fertility decisions and that they make these decisions based entirely on simple cost-benefit analyses. Women's perceptions and goals have been largely ignored as have cultural and political transformations.