Today’s What We’re Reading features the story of the classic white shirt, why STEM needs more gender studies, a database of the best commencement speeches ever recorded, and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features a new visualization of the spread of slavery, the Santa Maria found (?), why your microfilm reader might actually be making you sick, a new model for open access, and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features a history of British socks, a white paper on ePortfolios, history infused Roller Derby, and much more!
Newspapers and magazines in the US and the UK have been publishing a steady stream of glowing reviews of Columbia professor Simon Schama’s book and documentary The Story of the Jews, which aired on PBS in March and April, and which will be released on DVD in May.
Today’s What We’re Reading features a visual history of data storage, documenting the stories of the men who finished last in the Tour de France, 10 crazy jobs that will exist in the future, and much more!
In the May 2014 issue of Perspectives on History, we cover a major exhibition of Byzantine art that traveled to the National Gallery, is now at the Getty Villa, and will be at the Art Institute of Chicago in the fall.
Today’s What We’re Reading features the anniversary of a historic concert, a history of urban squirrels, an illustrated guide to the PhD, NASA’s love affair with bacon, and much more!