Today’s What We’re Reading features history on TV this fall, the Serendip-o-matic tool, escaping the parent trap in museums, a Facebook narrative of WWII, and much more!
Not many 16-year-olds spend their off-school time sitting in a dusty archive, weeding through original railroad records. Nor do they have the inclination to track down and develop an oral history of the first generation female law school graduates at
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences released its report on the humanities last Wednesday night at a highly visible event in the US Capitol Visitor Center. The Heart of the Matter is intended to do for the humanities and
Today’s What We’re Reading features Jill Lepore’s reflection on historical origins of the NSA scandal, why Don Draper is a preservationist, digital workflow for historians, a visual guide of “every single theory,” and much more!
Humanists readily understand the “value” of what we teach, study, and write. We too often forget that this is less obvious to many of our neighbors, and have not developed a deep and wide advocacy movement to promote humanistic thinking