In this week’s edition of “What We’re Reading” you’ll find articles on new technology that is helping piece together the past, news on another foreign scholar denied entrance to the U.S., and a new “open book” that explores the impact
Today we’re starting a new weekly feature on AHA Today that will highlight articles and blog posts that may be of interest to historians. Check out the articles below and find out what we’re reading.
In this week’s Chronicle of Higher Education, Richard Pells (a historian at the University of Texas at Austin) charges, “The vast majority of American historians no longer regard American culture—whether high culture or mainstream popular culture—as an essential area
Harvard University professor of psychology Daniel Gilbert recently published Stumbling on Happiness, an informative look at how the human brain works, or, more specifically, how well (or rather, poorly) the brain predicts which future occurrences will make us happy.
Today’s New York Times Arts section featured an article about Saad Eskander, a librarian and archivist in Iraq. His fascinating online diary entries, hosted by the British Library, “detail the daily hurdles of keeping Iraq’s central library open, preserving the