From the editors: To mark Women’s History Month in 2022, we collected a range of Not Even Past articles and reviews and assembled them here, on a single page devoted to resources on women’s history. In 2023, we updated our page to feature even more content, including recently-published NEP articles and reviews. We’ve organized our […]
During the summer of 2016, we will be bringing together our previously published articles, book reviews, and podcasts on key themes and periods in the history of the USA. Each grouping is designed to correspond to the core areas of the US History Survey Courses taken by undergraduate students at the University of Texas at Austin.
Not Even Past asked the UT Austin History faculty to recommend great books for Women’s History Month. The response was overwhelming so we will be posting their suggestions throughout the month. Here are some terrific book recommendations on women and gender in the United States. Penne Restad recommends: Jill Lepore, The Secret History of Wonder Woman (2014). […]
A number of people suggested books about crossing borders: about people traveling or emigrating to countries foreign to them or about people creating new hybrid identities in the places they lived. Since they don’t fit into our usual geographical categories –and raise interesting questions about those categories -- we are lumping them together here in Crossing Borders.
On March 27th, 1873, still more than 1,600 miles from New York and with Liverpool just as far behind, John Godbold, a steerage steward aboard the steamship SS Canada, made a telling discovery. While sweeping “after steerage,” he “found in the waterway of the single women’s quarters a placenta (human). After some investigation,” the ship’s […]
La Dra. Nathaly Rodríguez Sánchez estudia la historia feminista de género, con un interés específico en la heteronormatividad y las intersecciones entre teoría política e historia. Investigando ese tema en contextos modernos y coloniales, ella se describe como una “migrante entre siglos, buscando entender la construcción de las estructuras de pensamiento en torno a los […]
From the Editors: Not Even Past Second Editions update and republish some of our most important and widely read articles. Since the original publication of this article in April 2020, A Black Women’s History of the United States, authored by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross, has enjoyed remarkable success including numerous accolades. It […]