Publications/Press

Book news coming soon!

AHA2020
Presenting at the American Historical Association’s Annual Conference on “Mapping Chicago’s Hobohemia.”  New York City, January 2020. 

Selected publications and talks:

Interview, Tulsa 1921: An American Tragedy (primetime CBS special hosted by Gayle King), May 31, 2021. (2.6 million views, 1 million more during re-airings, an 350,000 on Youtube)

Sieber, Karen. “The Hidden Story of When Two Black College Students Were Tarred and Feathered,”  The Conversation, February 8, 2021.

Gaddis, Elijah and Karen Sieber. “History, Memory, and Community in the Redeveloped Mill,” Interpreting Labor History at Historic Sites, Working Class in American History Series. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2021 (in-press).

Sieber, Karen. “The Educated Down and Out: Mapping Chicago’s Hobohemia.” American Historical Association Conference, 2020.

Interview, Working Historians podcast, October 15, 2020.

Sieber, Karen. “An Act of Tactical History: Creating an Archive of the Red Summer of 1919.” Perspectives on History. American Historical Association, June 3, 2019.

Sieber, Karen. “Experiential Education and Classrooms on Wheels: The Omnibus College’s Road to Knowledge.Perspectives on History. American Historical Association, September 3, 2019.

Sieber, Karen. “Flipping the Classroom with DH: An Experiment in Repackaging US History,” Digital Pedagogy Round, American Historical Association Conference, 2019.

Sieber, Karen. “The Brandywine Valley Oral History Project,” The Oral History Review, Volume 46, Issue 1, Winter/Spring 2019, Pages 201–203.

Sieber, Karen. “Theodore Roosevelt: The Well-Read President,” American Historical Association Conference, 2018.

Sieber, Karen. “Fighting the Power: Honoring the Work of Bill Tuttle,”  The Tuttle Distinguished Lecture in American Studies, University of Kansas, 2017.

Sieber, Karen. “Visualizing the Red Summer of 1919: Insight through access to primary documents.” Digital Humanities Forum, Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Kansas, October 2016.

Other recent press about my work:

Sieber featured in upcoming CBS special about Tulsa Massacre, University of Maine News, May 28, 2021.

Radical Mainers: When a White Mob Attacked Two Black Students at the University of Maine, Mainer, January 13, 2021.

Karen Sieber speaks about hidden history of violence at UMaine, Maine Campus, December 7, 2020.

Feature, “Annual Report,” Office of Research and Development, University of Maine, 2020, p. 23.

President’s Maine Memo, University of Maine, September 16, 2020.

Bi-weekly Lunch and Learn opens dialogue on Black Digital History, Maine Campus, March 2, 2020.

Human Beans: A Supper Series, Step Forward, February 11, 2o2o.