Today’s What We’re Reading features rare civil rights era photos, a “crisis of mediocre teaching,” the pitfalls of big data, and much more!
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced last week $18.2 million in grants for 208 humanities projects. These projects range in size and focus, including digitization, film production, traveling exhibitions, and preservation and access to historic collections.
If you’re like me, over the past few years, your Twitter feed has periodically been briefly taken over by reactions—often angry, bewildered, or both—to the long-running series of lawsuits between Google and organizations representing authors and publishers.
Today’s guest blogger is Seth Kotch, Digital Projects Director at the Southern Oral History Program.
In the spirit of the Chronicle’s Adjunct Project, a new crowdsourced project to track graduate stipends called GradPay was recently launched by Joshua Carp, a doctoral student in psychology at University of Michigan.