Recently, the National Endowment of Humanities’ Office of Digital Humanities (ODH) offered a briefing for congressional staff, alternatively described as a “technology fair” or an “open house,” to help educate staffers and promote NEH-funded projects.
Today’s What We’re Reading features the government shutdown and academia, the “right way to teach history”, Reagan’s missing arm, a new book embroils a university press in controversy, and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features OutHistory.org, the winners of the Ig® Nobel Prize, the art of live tweeting, vintage crime scene photos, and much more!
It’s par for the course for conference attendees to arrive with a story of difficulty—flights missed, hotel reservations lost, WiFi dropped, and uncertain food—we’ve all experienced some or all of these troubles on our way to an annual gathering.
The New York Public Library houses one of the great research collections in the world – especially, though certainly not exclusively, for historians. And as a public library, it has long been open to anyone.