Today’s What We’re Reading features a new “report card” on the humanities, a helpful guide of digital humanities projects for early digital humanists, historian Jill Lepore on the limitation on the 21st-century culture of letters, and much more!
With the recent proliferation of the digital humanities (DH) in and outside the academy, we thought it might be useful to draw attention to the kinds of projects historians are developing. The National Endowment of the Humanities Office of Digital
AHA President William Cronon’s Thursday night plenary session at the AHA annual meeting, “The Public Practice of History in and for a Digital Age,” was taped by C-SPAN and will air this weekend on American History TV.
The panel featured
Responding to the high level of interest in the article on History Harvests in Perspectives on History, we are opening it to all readers ahead of schedule.
William G. Thomas, Patrick D. Jones (both of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln),
The American Historical Association voices concerns about recent developments in the debates over “open access” to research published in scholarly journals. The conversation has been framed by the particular characteristics and economics of science publishing, a landscape considerably different from