Sunday, April 15, 2012

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Thanks, Jared Burkholder

The Newberry Library and the religious history of Chicago

The death of the lecture?

The New York Times and the label "Christian conservative."

Using twitter to talk about teaching 

Christopher Jones:  3 new books on the history of Methodism

Digital humanities project:  Civil War Washington

Robert Caro and LBJ and here.

Success factors for public historians: Part 1 and Part 2

The Founding Fathers and health insurance mandates.

The "threat" of Spring Break--1962.

James Poyner on Springsteen 

What would you teach if you could teach anything?

Eric Miller on the 2011 United States Intellectual History Conference 

Teaching slavery

Mark Silk on Ross Douthat's recent column

Another digital humanities project:  Digitizing Emancipation

The passions of Gouverneur Morris

Backstage at the Final Four