“Tenure, Promotion, and the Publicly Engaged Academic Historian,” a report offering best practices for evaluating public history scholarship in history departments, was adopted by the Organization of American Historians (OAH) Executive Board on April 8, the National Council
One of the most interesting discussions at the recent The Humanities and Technology Camp concerned the future of peer review in the humanities, and whether it can and should continue in its current form.
In the eyes of many participants
Is it time for a change? Tom Scheinfeldt thinks so, when it comes to c.v.’s and digital achievements, while Dan Cohen sees room for change in publishing and scholarly values. Read also about digital analysis of text by computers, the
In the news this week, 1,000 historians send a letter to the Texas State Board of Education, historians are among the 2010 Guggenheim Fellows, the Library of Congress archives Twitter (yes, all of it), the New Yorker reports on Stephen
Note: Robert B. Townsend gave the following presentation at the OAH Annual Meeting, in Washington D.C. on April 9, 2010. View the complete set of slides here.
Looking to the data for information about the status of women in