Rhae Lynn Barnes

About Rhae Lynn

Dr. Rhae Lynn Barnes is a member of the Society of Fellows at USC and Assistant Professor of American Cultural History at Princeton (beginning 2018). She earned her Ph.D. at Harvard University and B.A. at U.C. Berkeley. She is the co-founder of U.S. History Scene.

Week 10: Spring Break  Week 11: March 21, 2017. The West at War: Homefront and the Pacific March 23, 2017. Life in the Camps: Japanese America Incarcerated Sone, Monica, Nisei Daughter (1979) *Civil Liberties Act of 1988 and Presidential Letter from William Jefferson Clinton Navajo Code Talker Dictionary [Warning: although this is from the Department of… MORE

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Week 10: Spring Break  Week 11: March 21, 2017. “The Problem of the Twentieth Century is the Problem of the Color Line”: Jack Johnson & Segregated Entertainment *Excerpt, Wells, Ida B., Southern Horrors (1892) and Hannah-Jones, Nikole “When Ida B. Wells Married, It Was a Page One Story” New York Times, January 23, 2017.  * Dunbar, Paul Laurence, “We Wear… MORE

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Required Reading (Will be discussed on Thursday 3/9/2017) Susan A. Glenn, Female Spectacle: The Theatrical Roots of Modern Feminism (Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press, 2002). John Kasson, Amusing the Millions: Coney Island at the Turn of the Century (New York: Hill & Wang, 1978). Multimedia About Ghost Dance & Wounded Knee Massacre From Last Class Coney Island Multimedia to… MORE

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Required readings:  Sanora Babb, Whose Names Are Unknown: A Novel *Photogrammar – Explore Yale University’s 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the US Farm Security Administration (use images from this website for your collaborative Wikipedia assignment) Recommended readings if you are interested in learning more:  John Steinbeck, The Harvest Gypsies *George J. Sanchez,… MORE

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