A few things online that caught my attention this week:
The decline and fall of the English (and history) major.
The new director of the John Carter Brown library.
What the European elite think of Americans
Thomas Kidd reviews Richard Beeman's Our Loves, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence.
Allen Mikaelian on the new American Academy of Arts and Sciences report on the humanities
Job placement and the Ph.D
Baptists who wear robes and burn incense
Tony Horwitz on misunderstanding the Civil War
Read Wendell Berry's Jayber Crow for free.
The Society for Historians of the Early Republic annual meeting and American religion
Springsteen on touring Europe with the E Street Band
What if Thomas Jefferson had a Facebook page?
The pastoral work of historians
The historian's vocation in an age of technology
Segregation and the National Parks
Summer reading on faith and the founding
The Bunker Hill Monument and memory
Brooks on the "humanist vocation"