Sunday, April 4, 2010

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things on-line that caught my eye this week:

The "Way of Improvement Leads Home" Membership Drive.

Looking for OAH correspondents. Anyone interested? jfea(at)messiah(dot)edu

New executive director for Ft. Ticonderoga.

Come see Philip Yancey at Messiah College April 7.

The meaning of history in Pennsylvania. The Way of Improvement Leads Home on the radio.

Is Obama ignoring African-American church leaders?

Stanford student rips the quality of intellectual life at Stanford.

Evangelical leader Gordon McDonald defends the health care bill.

Springsteen exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Christine Stansell reviews Michael O'Brien Mrs. Adams in the Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon

Progressive Historians blog comes to an end.

James Gavin reviews Alice Echols, Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture

Paul Longmore reviews R.B. Bernstein, The Founders Fathers Reconsidered

Duke graduate student finds the only known printed copy of Haiti's Declaration of Independence.

Historiann meets with a high school history student and gets a flower arrangement to boot!

First Things tournament of novels.

Simon Blackburn reviews Fred Inglis, History Man: The Life of R.G. Collingwood.

National Endowment for the Humanities announces awards.

Should Pierre Toussaint be a Catholic saint?

Defending Bobby Huggins

Where they wrote.

Michael Orsi reviews Bill Kauffman's Forgotten Founder, Drunken Prophet: The Life of Luther Martin.

Smiling ex-major leaguers and living longer.

Chronicle of Higher Education forum on graduate studies in the humanities.

Hating Duke basketball and homophobia.

Charles Colson's house.

Ruining March Madness

The Case for the Sabbath

Books for Opening Day