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What We’re Reading: March 8, 2012

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

What We’re Reading: March 1, 2012

America's History PRIDid you know that just “3 percent of America’s historic landmarks document the history of women, African-Americans and Native Americans”? Learn more and hear about an effort to make U.S. monuments more inclusive in the first article of this week’s

What We’re Reading: February 23, 2012

In the news this week, President Obama helped break ground for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the U.S. marked the 50th anniversary of American space flight, and three finalists have been announced for the George Washington

February 23, 2012

What We’re Reading: February 16, 2012

Inside Higher Ed Tuning HistoryIn the news, Inside Higher Ed covers the AHA’s new “Tuning” history project, and Gettysburg College reports on the co-winners of the 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize. Also find links to tracking history PhDs, careers for historians outside of academia,

February 16, 2012

What We’re Reading: February 9, 2012

We begin this week with the news that Wendell E. Berry will deliver the 41st Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. Then, find articles on IRBs, AHA President-elect Kenneth Pomeranz, the National Archives exhibition of the Magna Carta, and restored Edison

February 9, 2012