Sunday, April 27, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Siva Vaidhyanathan on the call to academia

Happy birthday Digital Public Library of America!

Ted Widmer on commemorating the War of 1812

Fred Siegel reviews George Marsden, The Twilight of the American Enlightenment: The 1950s and the Crisis of Liberal Belief.  Molly Worthen reviews it here.

Was Britishness a Scottish invention?

Was Thomas Jefferson a closet Muslim?

Taking notes

Jon Rowe on John Ragosta on Thomas Jefferson on religious freedom

Virgina Stem Owens visits the National Museum of Funeral History

Research fellows at Massachusetts Historical Society

Aaron Sheehan-Dean on the end of the Civil War

Peer review and digital scholarship

Stephen Colbert: Catholic

Kevin Levin on the Organization of American Historian's new publication: The American Historian

Tim Grove talks about his new book,  A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History

Warren Throckmorton on being a David Barton watchdog