Sunday, March 29, 2015

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

What does it take to publish in the William and Mary Quarterly?

The Junto Final 4 is here.  Happy to say I use 3 of the 4 in my U.S. survey course.  But Emily Conroy-Krutz wants more women's history

"The United States seems to resemble the Evangelical vision less and less"

Is our obsession with STEM education dangerous?

Richard Brookhiser reviews Robert Middlekauff's Washington's Revolution

Andrew Hartman discusses his new book A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars

Undergraduate mentoring

A recap of the Religion in Early America Symposium at the National Museum of American History

Why don't political conservatives value the liberal arts?

Is Texas a Southern state?  A Western state?

A criticism of Obamacare backfires for a member of the House of Representatives

The end of the slave trade

Matthew Crawford's new book: The World Beyond Your Head

Benjamin Rush on alcoholism

"I write to find what I have to say.  I edit to figure out how to say it right"

James McPherson on Lincoln and the end of slavery

Thomas Banchoff reviews Garry Wills's The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis

Teaching the Narrative of Frederick Douglass

Why Reconstruction matters