Tag: genealogy

Beth Povinelli on her book, The Inheritance

| , March 21st, 2022

Interview by Randeep Hothi https://www.dukeupress.edu/the-inheritance Randeep Hothi: The Inheritance is about many things — inter alia, your family’s migration to the US, your two parents a…

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Maximilian C. Forte , September 26th, 2019

Arima Born Revealing the History of Arima and its Mission through the Catholic Church’s Baptismal Registers, 1820–1916 by Maximilian C. Forte Montreal: Alert Press, 2019 The Catholic Mission…


Heredity, Genealogy, and Popular Knowledge: An Interview with Carl Zimmer

davidgerstle , August 7th, 2018

For three decades, Carl Zimmer has researched and written on both professional and popular understandings of science and technology for readers of Discover and The New York Times,…


Misplaced Memorials

Kaeleigh Herstad , December 23rd, 2017

I recently found a mysterious, out-of-place grave marker on a vacant lot in Detroit, and I went down a research rabbit hole trying to figure out how it…

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A DNA Experiment: Kate’s Story

Sarah Abel , March 19th, 2014

My PhD research looks at genetic ancestry testing and genealogical practices in different post-slavery societies, and how these phenomena are influencing our notions of personal identity and human…

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