Doing History and Fighting for It: A Conversation with Anne Hyde

Anne Hyde, professor of History at the University of Oklahoma and Editor-in-Chief of the Western Historical Quarterly, discusses her new work which examines perpetrators of mass violence in the western past.

Join us for a wide-ranging discussion with distinguished historian Anne Hyde of the University of Oklahoma. Editor of the flagship journal, the Western Historical Quarterly, Professor Hyde is a leading historian of migration, family, and empire across hundreds of years of western American history. Her new work examines perpetrators of mass violence in the western past, especially as enacted against Indigenous people. As a prominent spokesperson for the importance of historical study and curriculum, Hyde is deeply involved in supporting scholars and teachers impacted by the culture wars of our times.

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