Category: Issues

June 2017

Reading Blackhawk At Night and the Promise of the New Borderlands History: A Review Essay of Violence over the Land and The Comanche Empire

In revisiting approaches to Native American agency, suffering, aggression and violence, Ned Blackhawk’s Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West and Pekka Hämäläinen’s The Comanche Empire have provided readers and historians with new critical windows into the long Amerindian past, one inflected by a succession of transformative encounters with outsiders.

June 2017

Brexit, Uncertainty, and Encounter: An Interview with Corrymeela Community’s Executive Director Colin Craig

As the generation that built the system that promoted peace in Europe fades away, we find ourselves struggling to maintain those institutions. This is in large part because we forget too easily that their original and true purpose was not the sacrifice of national identity at the altar of economic integration. The purpose was peace.