A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Did the College of Charleston pick a Confederate sympathizer as its new president?
An American in Japan in 1854 describes Sumo wrestlers.
Liz Covart on the malleable Ph.D
Another defense of the liberal arts
This "essay" got an A- at the University of North Carolina
It's all about perspective
The history of the selfie
The religious roots of Left
How to negotiate an academic job offer
The best sentences
Humility and UVA basketball
Why Place Matters
Brenda Wineapple reviews David Brion Davis, The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation. And this.
Eric Miller reviews Mark Thomas Edwards, The Right of the Protestant Left: God's Totalitarians.
The first Americans came from Asia