On September 24, the Smithsonian American Art Museum hosted a symposium entitled The Art of Tom Lea: Preserving Our National Heritage.
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.