Today’s What We’re Reading features the history of playgrounds, a roundtable on the usefulness of unpaid internships, biblioburros (?), a drunk history of the Lewis and Clark expedition, and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features the history of “catfishing,” a memoriam for the family photo album, the most trendy names in US history, an abandoned Walmart becomes a modern library, and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features reactions to the AHA’s statement on flexible digital dissertation access, Anthony Grafton gets “memed,” recaps of SHEAR 2013, the rise and fall of Detroit, and much more!
The American Historical Association issues the following statement regarding the recently released email correspondence of former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and his staff relating to the assignment of Howard Zinn’s work by an Indiana University faculty member.
In response to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the American Association of University Professors recommendation urging accreditors “to take steps to ensure that the protection of academic freedom is a central concern in their evaluation of higher-education institutions,”