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How Ghost Tours Exploit African American History

U-M professor and MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient Tiya Miles on "Here & Now" discussing her new book, “Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era.”

Professor Victor Román Mendoza book released by Duke Press

Professor Victor Román Mendoza's book, "Metroimperial Intimacies: Fantasy, Racial-Sexual Governance, and the Philippines in U.S. Imperialism, 1899–1913," was just released by Duke University Press.

Founded in 1973, the department is a diverse intellectual community dedicated to excellence in feminist research, teaching, and activism. Our work aims to bridge gender, racial, economic, religious, and national divides; create knowledge about women, gender, race, and sexuality; challenge power inequities; and improve the lives of all people.