Jacqueline Antonovich

Rocky Mountain Racism

This past May at the Cannes Film Festival, Spike Lee screened his latest movie, BlacKkKlansman. The audience gave the film an extended standing ovation and Variety’s chief film critic, Peter Debruge, later wrote, “If D.W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation was ‘like writing history with lightning,’ as Woodrow Wilson described it way back in… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Toddler formula? Brexit through the gift shop. A pictorial history of Nevada. Bad vibrations in public history. The magician who disappeared. The greatest upset in quiz show history. Edward Jenner and the happy immunity. 10 bullsh*t period myths throughout history. Being a Victorian librarian… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Um, Nope. A history of ketchup. Maxillofacial portraits of WWI. Homophobia in women’s sports. How racism gave rise to acupuncture. A history of diners that look like train cars. Rare photos of Frida Kahlo as a teenager. Three big ableist myths about Helen Keller…. Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news In defense of microfilm. Freud’s secret committee. Chicago’s vegetarian past. The radical history of boxing. A brief history of the witch hat. Can we save AP World History? The lesbian Queer Eye is coming. The feminist history of breaking up. The decline of the Civil War… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Who gets the embryos? How to create a human being. The secret history of Leviticus. Why is history all about humans? Diseases of virgins and spinsters. America’s first female mapmaker. Polio and the origins of Candy Land. Race and identity in medieval Europe. The… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of desserts. The history of toothpaste. Selling dead people’s things. The history of American fear. Civil War soldiers who glowed. Returning the wandering womb. The “macaroni” scandal of 1772. Why disability studies for archives? How to write about criminal women. How science… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of hospice. Archiving while black. Lobotomies and colitis. How to decolonize a museum. The 18th-century craze for gin. A brief history of the word “femme.” An intellectual history of the sandbox. A history of home sewing and fashion. The secret surgeries of… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news Sex ed in 1990s Britain. When salad was manly AF. The J. Marion Sims problem. The great wallpaper rebellion. Chinese medicine and the Black Panthers. Rosie the Riveter and the California dream. How our grandmother’s disappeared into history. The 12 best posters from the… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A history of noise. Why China loves Jane Eyre. The women of the Bauhaus. We are the original lifehackers. Irish tattoos in 1860s New York. The history of “racially charged.” The quest to breed gifted children. Comedy is a part of feminist history. The actress… Read more →

Sunday Morning Medicine

A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news A brief history of beards. Examining Hitler’s teeth. Flirting tips from the Victorians. The racist history of amusement parks. A history of America’s awful beer glass. The surprisingly intolerant history of milk. Victorians, train rides, and instant insanity. Debunking the myth of the chubby… Read more →