Throughout Christian history, the Virgin Mary has been depicted as a young mother nurturing her child, and as an older mother mourning her son. Both depictions of Mary have been made to revere her in different parts of the world,
This post on the film Selma examines the film and the impact of the civil rights movement on the United States’ international reputation during the Cold War. The author, Mary L. Dudziak, is an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University,
This post is one of a series on AHA Today in which historians and filmmakers reflect on the historical value of the film Selma. The author, Carol Anderson, is an associate professor of African American studies at Emory University.
This post is one of the AHA Today series Historians and Filmmakers Take a Closer Look at Selma, which examines the historical value of the film. The author, Jonathan Scott Holloway, is dean of Yale College
This post is one of a series written for AHA Today by historians and filmmakers on the historical value of the film Selma. The author, Leslie M. Harris, is associate professor of history and African American studies at Emory University.
This is the third in a series of AHA Today posts by historians and filmmakers discussing the historical importance of the film Selma.
The author of this post is Julian E. Zelizer,
This is the second of a series of posts on AHA Today that will discuss the film Selma. The author, Sam Pollard, is an accomplished feature film and television video editor, and documentary producer/director whose work spans almost thirty years. He has received numerous Emmy and Peabody Awards, as well as collaborated a number of times with Spike Lee. Mr. Pollard recently completed as Producer/Director a 90-minute documentary titled August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand for the PBS series American Masters.