The reign of the Ottoman sultan Suleiman I and his love life were the inspirations for the Turkish TV soap opera Muhteşem Yüzyıl (Magnificent Century), which ran for four seasons starting in 2011, and came to a close
Today’s What We’re Reading features the debate (and removal) of Confederate flags on a university campus, a crusty 118-year-old sandwich makes international news, little known facts about the Founding Fathers (via the Onion), and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features historians’ reactions to the Hobby Lobby SCOTUS ruling, the birthplace of plastic surgery, changes afoot at the Mellon Foundation, a medieval workout plan, and much more!
The Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building has been the site of some of the most famous Senate hearings in history, from the Titanic sinking to Watergate.
Today’s What We’re Reading features a history of football, an update on the Belfast Project, context and reaction to the MLA doctoral study report, and much more!