Sunday, January 5, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

New words for 2014

Anthony Grafton on the future of the history of books

I didn't do much tweeting at this year's AHA, but these people did.

All kinds of great stuff on the AHA conference

History and general education

Slight drop in academic history jobs

Contribute to an AHA conference Pinterest page

Shedworking Awards 2013

A one-room schoolhouse is saved

Jonathan Rees reports on his long-awaited AHA session on MOOCs

A letter from the Continental Congress is found

The shelfie

The Worcester Revolution of 1774

The Christmas letters of the late Jean Bethke Elshtain

Tracy McKenzie reviews Peggy Bendroth's The Spiritual Practice of Remembering

Had a nice chat this weekend in D.C. with this historian and author.