Sunday, February 8, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Visualizing Native-American dispossession.

Puritans: The first anti-vaxxers

Jonathan Chait on Bobby Jindal's Christian nationalism

Has Bernard Bailyn published his last book?

Jimmy Fallon and Neil Young

Conservatives and Obama's fear of God

Thomas Kidd on Ben Franklin's father

I buy most of my clothes as thrift stores

David Scribman reviews Robert Middlekauff, Washington's Revolution: The Making of America's First Leader

Historian's papers:  Where do they go?

Bruce Watson reviews Eric Foner, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

Michael Hattem on the American Historical Association's dissertation embargo policy.

David Swartz on Molly Worthen on Mennonites

Ted Olson reviews Grant Wacker's new biography of Billy Graham.  Is Graham and evangelical?

Higher education and civic engagement

Introducing Al Zambone's the "Historically Thinking" podcast.  The first episode is on "uncoverage."

College presidents discuss the purpose of college

Faculty development blogs

Should Pope Francis address Congress?