Sunday, June 2, 2013

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Tenured Radical wants to do away with the survey history course.

Some conversation on the AHA Roundtable on web ethics.

Getting feedback on academic writing.

The most studied years in history

Mark Cheathem: Should the Democratic Party dump Andrew Jackson?

Hacking the Academy

George Plimpton

Collaboration in the humanities 

Joyce Chaplin reviews Mark Harrison, Contagion: How Commerce Has Spread Disease.

Academic blogging: here and here

Growing Up Absurd

Brooke Allen reviews George Packer, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. 

Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations cracks The Washington Post nonfiction paperback bestseller list.

Blast from the past:  Fonzie jumps the shark

The museum of babel  

Modern death

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