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My latest essays, reviews, and interviews

Today the Kenyon Review is featuring my review of Eileen G’Sell’s spectacular debut poetry collection, Life After Rugby. You can check it out here! And here’s a list of some of my latest essays, reviews, and interviews (see the menu tabs for the full … Continue reading

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*American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940* wins the Mormon History Association’s Best Book Award!

It was such an incredible honor this weekend to have the Mormon History Association devote a plenary session to my book, American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940. After the session, it was announced that the book had won … Continue reading

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MHA Plenary Session on *American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940*

Tonight in St. Louis, at the spring meeting of the Mormon History Association, there will be a plenary “author meets critics” session devoted to my book, American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940. I’m thrilled. The panel, chaired by Brett … Continue reading

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My new book shipping now!

  My new book, American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 (University of North Carolina Press), is shipping now! Stay tuned for news about author events and podcasts! (The book is available directly from the press through the link above and … Continue reading

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My first book — available for pre-order at 40% off!

My very first book, American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940, is now available for pre-order from the University of North Carolina Press at a discount of 40%! Just click on this link and use discount code 01DAH40 Here are reviews … Continue reading

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On W.E.B. Du Bois, Race, and the Mind’s Architecture

The architecture of the UMass Amherst campus can be forbidding. Aging brick and concrete towers testify to aesthetics best forgotten and a budget crisis impossible to ignore. The building that dominates the campus, and its surrounding landscape, is the rectangular, … Continue reading

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Celebrity Blogwatch

If you’ve tracked the comments on the blog, you may have seen that a certain Jon Malesic chimed in to question the assumptions behind my sanctimonious pre-season break-up with the Buffalo Bills. It’s persuasive stuff, but in keeping with my commitments to the highest … Continue reading

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