Although the parade is over, and everyone who attended Monday night’s inaugural ball has hopefully recovered, I still have one more addition to the 2013 inauguration conversation. Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend a live broadcast of BackStory
President Obama’s second inaugural offers all Americans food for thought, but it has particular valences for historians. Like so many in this genre, it draws on the past to legitimize particular values, to highlight what has been accomplished (and what
Today’s What We’re Reading features readings related to the 2013 inauguration, gender in higher education, how nucleotides may hold the key to the future of archives, and much more.