In Memoriam: Hayden White (1928-2018)

May 9, 2018 Claudio Fogu 0

Yesterday, at the age of 89, my friend and mentor, Hayden White, passed. His name will likely survive him forever, connected as it is to the past fifty years of American intellectual history, to the “linguistic turn” in historiography and the humanities, to the rise of “history and theory,” and to “metahistory,” the term he famously coined in an homonymous book in 1973.

The Two Faces of Fascism

September 5, 2017 Claudio Fogu 0

In the aftermath of Charlottesville, President Trump repeatedly asserted that the violence that had led to the death of Heather Heyer had come from “many sides.”

If the Women Are United

March 26, 2017 Giulia Sbaffi 0

Women’s History Month is giving way to a springtime of global protests. On the 106th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York City, which helped spur the growth of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, we acknowledge those who gathered together just a few blocks away from the site of that labor, and human, tragedy for the March 8th 2017 International Women’s Strike.

Introduction to ZapLab

November 10, 2016 Editorial Board 0

A few years ago, a group of scholars and activists affiliated with the Italian collective Storie in Movimento (Histories in Movement) met in a snowy New York City to strategize the organization of an international History and activism open source journal. Soon after, Zapruder World was born.