Sunday, December 2, 2012

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The Humanities Indicators

"Dancing in the Dark" in Oakland

Cracking the Roger Williams code

Sean Wilentz's history of Columbia Records

Historical thinking and historical films

Florida historians vs. Florida's governor

Mapping American writers

What to do about history students who won't read 

Congratulations Dr. Janine Giordano Drake!

MOOCs and liberal arts colleges

Jon Meacham on Thomas Jefferson, socializing, and politics.

Tips for academic writers

Paul Finkelman on "The Monster of Monticello." Also check out Boston 1775 here and here and here.

On building a writing platform

1640 Bay Psalm Book for sale 

Wallace Best reviews Ed Blum and Paul Harvey, The Color of Christ

Is Obama turning the oval office into a man cave?

Rick Majerus will be missed