Samuel Clowes Huneke

Samuel Clowes Huneke is assistant professor of history at George Mason University, focusing on modern Germany and the history of sexuality. He is the author of States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany (2022). His essays have appeared in The Point, Boston Review, and elsewhere.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

All Hail the Appeasers

Samuel Clowes Huneke reviews “Munich: The Edge of War” by placing it in its proper historical-cultural context....


Recovering Queer Identities

Samuel Huneke explores Jen Manion’s “Female Husbands: A Trans History” and the ways in which we identify queer folx from the past....


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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