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!
For those who may have missed the 2012 National Medals of Arts and Humanities ceremony, the White House Blog has just posted video of the ceremony on their YouTube channel.
President Barack Obama, on behalf of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will present the 2012 National Humanities Medals to twelve Americans for their “outstanding achievements” in the humanities.
Sunday’s New York Times has a story on the growing numbers of courses and research projects on the history of capitalism. The article highlights the creativity of a number of historians who have been looking at financiers, industrialists, and other