We're being joined by Alexandra Minna Stern, an expert from the University of Michigan on far-right extremism, to talk about it during our 7 UpFront segment. Drawing from this unconventional archive, I wrote in tandem with the alt-right’s crescendo before and after Trump’s 2016 victory, its dispersal in the wake of Charlottesville in 2017, and its subsequent attempts to reassemble and normalize. EPIDEMICS AND BIRTH DEFECTS: GENDER, SEX, AND DISABILITIES DURING GERMAN MEASLES AND ZIKA Nicole Novak, Siobán Harlow, and Sharon Kardia are with the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan. The term “alt-right” dates to 2008, when paleoconservative Paul Gottfried, an emeritus professor of humanities at Elizabethtown College, used “alternative right” in a lecture to the H. L. Mencken Society. At the same time, many sympathizers have become wary of the moniker “alt-right” and are now trying out labels such as “dissident right,” “affirmative right,” “ethnonationalist,” and “identitarian,” or simply opting for “nationalist.”, “Alt-right,” however, has become a household term, used in media coverage and accepted, if begrudgingly, by nationalists on both sides of the Atlantic. I had studied and taught about organizations, old and new, such as the Immigration Restriction League, the Ku Klux Klan, and American Renaissance. Struck by both the familiarity and the strangeness of the alt-right, I decided to bear witness to it in real time. This press was founded in 1999 to disseminate Arthur Kemp’s March of the Titans: The Complete History of the White Race, its “flagship work,” which appeared in its fourth edition in 2011. Alexandra Minna Stern and Kate O’Connor are with the Department of American Culture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Leslie J. Reagan, PhD, is Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she also has affiliations in the Departments of Gender and Women’s Studies, Cinema and Media Studies, and the College of Law.
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734-647-6914 Email Today the alt-right is in an uncharted phase, facing media scrutiny, legal prosecution, and negative press, exacerbated by its penchant for eating its own, internecine backstabbing, and testosterone-charged power plays. She leads the Sterilization and Social Justice Lab, which studies qualitative and quantitative patterns of eugenic sterilization in twentieth-century California; this research is informing policy efforts to provide redress to survivors of compulsory sterilization. 700 E. University St., K3510 West var abkw = window.abkw || ''; Discover the Power of Your Network with RelSci Premium Products. Alexandra Minna Stern, PhD, Associate Director, Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 Since the 1990s, paleoconservatives, mostly affiliated with right-wing politician and pundit Patrick Buchanan, had roared about their abhorrence of liberals and distinguished themselves sharply from neoconservatives; a good many made up the right flank of libertarian Ron Paul’s 2008 presidential campaign. Alexandra Minna Stern, University of Michigan. Presence of Alexandra Minna Stern's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of It was about one month after Donald Trump had won the Republican primary, and the prospect that someone who had called Mexicans “rapists,” pushed “birtherism,” and demanded a “massive border wall” would become the next president of the United States seemed remote, if not impossible. Trump emboldened this amorphous online army further. Even if the new commander in chief was not as extreme as many alt-righters would have liked, they heralded him as “a step towards this new normal” of white nationalism and the ineluctable demise of liberal America. I recognized its catchphrases, such as “white genocide,” and its recycling of stereotypes about people of color, crime rates, and IQ scores. The Conquest of a Continent recounts the story of how America became a “Nordic country” through a combination of “individualism, Protestantism, uprightness, and the pioneer spirit.” Unlike The Passing of the Great Race, which Theodore Roosevelt called a “capital book” and had a large following, Conquest was panned by reviewers, who by the mid-1930s were looking askance at such unbridled racism. © 2020 Relationship Science LLC. New York, NY 10001. From 1919 to 1952, approximately 20 000 individuals were sterilized in California’s state institutions on the basis of eugenic laws that sought to control the reproductive capacity of people labeled unfit and defective.