Today’s What We’re Reading features the latest on the Niall Ferguson controversy, a comparative look at dissertation lengths across disciplines, a vigilante copy editor, and more!
The Niall Ferguson Controversy
Niall Ferguson’s Comments: An Open Letter to the Harvard Community
In Today’s What We’re Reading, we feature readings and resources related to Women’s History Month, a history of the “set-top box,” a look at “what employers want” from public history graduates, and more.
To start off this week’s What We’re Reading we note the historians that have won 2009 Guggenheim Fellowships. Then, we point to a video of Supreme Court Justice David Souter speaking on "The Humanities in a Civil Society” and news
This week’s post contains links to articles, interactive web features, and news from a museum and a historic home. Read about political scientists’ claims that those in the social sciences get more grants, and consider Lisa Spiro’s question of Wikipedia’s
One hundred years ago yesterday Thurgood Marshall was born, so we start off this week’s “What We’re Reading,” with a post about this centennial from the Legal History Blog. Then, don’t forget that nominations for the John W. Kluge Prize