This week we link to articles on the 1940 Census release, a new Civil War casualty number, the future of the AHA and other professional societies, and more.
Read articles on analyzing text in historical documents, watch videos on digital innovations in the humanities from the 2012 WebWise conference, meet the winners of the 2012 Lukas Prize, and more in this week’s “What We’re Reading.”
We begin this week’s “What We’re Reading” with articles on the Eisenhower memorial’s controversial design, John McNeill’s push to save WWII stories, the 2012 ACLS Digital Innovation Fellows, and a renewed search for Amelia Earhart. Read on to learn about
In the news this week, $47 million in historic preservation grants are being awarded to states, the New York Times publishes an obit for Peter Novick, and the Cliopatria blog announces it’s shutting down. Also learn about the new e-book
In the news this week, a new education bill has been introduced in Mississippi concerning partisanship in the classroom, noted historian Peter Novick has passed away, and the archivist of the United States has appointed a new director of presidential