Samuel Clowes Huneke

Samuel Clowes Huneke is an assistant professor of modern German history at George Mason University. He is at work on a book that examines gay persecution and liberation in Germany during the Cold War. His essays have appeared in The Point, Boston Review, and elsewhere.


The Inadequacies of Justice

Did Germany really pay for the Holocaust? Samuel Clowes Huneke reviews "Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice."...

Queering the Vote

On how LGBTQ populations in the United States support Democrats in much greater numbers than the liberal party support among their counterparts in Europe....

Politics of Hate

Samuel Huneke reviews Dan Healey’s “Russian Homophobia from Stalin to Sochi,” a look at the development of homophobia as a political strategy in Russia....

Politics of Hate
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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