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Artifacts reveal history of family planning

Artifacts reveal history of family planning

Published Apr 23, 2018

The archaeological discovery of presumably aborted fetuses in New York outhouses along with pill bottles and historical records led Binghamton University researchers to conclude that many 19th century American women had family-planning concerns similar to those of 21st century women, Forbes reports. Read more

‘The Weeping Time’ auction destroyed families

‘The Weeping Time’ auction destroyed families

Published Jan 4, 2018

Binghamton historian Anne C. Bailey’s new book describes how a slave auction wrenched families apart, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports. Read more

Historian zeroes in on 1960s immigration reform

Historian zeroes in on 1960s immigration reform

Published May 12, 2016

Binghamton's Wendy L. Wall says the push behind the Immigration Act was the most important U.S. social movement you’ve never heard of. Read more

Historian focuses on Washington’s early years

Historian focuses on Washington’s early years

Published Oct 15, 2015

Binghamton's Kenneth Lane is among 20 scholars chosen for a fellowship at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. Read more

Historian focuses on 18th-century Scotland

Historian focuses on 18th-century Scotland

Published May 20, 2015

Doctoral researcher Erin Annis has taken on an ambitious project on middle-class experiences of the British Empire. Read more

Book highlights contributions of music editor

Book highlights contributions of music editor

Published Mar 25, 2014

Binghamton scholar Drew Massey's latest book highlights the way that music editors can become collaborators when working with composers. Read more

Young historian focuses on religious tolerance

Young historian focuses on religious tolerance

Published Feb 20, 2014

Binghamton undergraduate Ilana Ben-Ezra studies the Sixth Crusade and seeks clues about how Christians, Jews and Muslims demonized each other. Read more