Digest for February 2024
“When Any of You Intend to Divorce”: Teaching Continuity and Divorce in the Medieval Islamic Middle East, c.600 - c.1600
A discussion of teaching continutiy using examples of divorce in the Islamic Middle East
Discussion of images to teach Soviet industrialization
Discussion of how to facilitate student-centered discussions using Southernization
Discussion of how we can use lectures in world history classes with a focus on the Atlantic Revolutions
Discussion of a primary source describing the experience of transatlantic migration in the late nineteenth century.
“Hopelessness at Home, A Secure Future Overseas”: Teaching Jewish Migration in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century
Discussion of teaching nineteenth and twentieth century Jewish migration in a world historical context.
“A World Shaped by Enlightenment Ideas of Race and White Supremacy”: Rethinking How We Teach the Enlightenment
Discussion of how to teach the racism of the Enlightenment
Istanbul has long been one of my favorite cities. Whenever I go there, I explore a new neighborhood or visit a new site. Every trip to Istanbul leads to some new insight or anecdote relevant to teaching world history. My last visit was no different. In the summer of 2022,
Monthly Digest for January 2024