Rhae Lynn Barnes

About Rhae Lynn

Rhae Lynn Barnes is an Assistant Professor of American Cultural History at Princeton University (2018-) and President of the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography. She is the co-founder and C.E.O. of U.S. History Scene and an Executive Advisor to the documentary series "Reconstruction: America After the Civil War" (now streaming PBS, 2019).

This selected bibliography of archival sources related to UC Berkeley’s relationship to the history of Japanese American concentration camps during World War II was compiled by UC Berkeley undergraduate students during March 2020 and edited by Zoey Rothenberg. “Suddenly and Deliberately: The U.C. Berkeley Japanese American Concentration Camp Project Collective Digital Bibliography  Short Cuts  Academic… MORE

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Opening Article for Teaching Juneteenth  I would recommend lecturing from this article or providing it for students to read before you meet for discussion. It gives a broad overview of what Juneteenth is as a holiday, its historical context, and what you can typically expect at a celebration.  Cultural Activity #1: The Black National Anthem … MORE

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