Society regularly miss-labels academics “radicals in the ivory tower,” especially those who work in the Liberal Arts, as they tend to be very aware of everyday culture and life. This wrath from society targets people, regardless of degrees or jobs, who… Read More ›
Acknowledging White (and cis-Male) Privilege means, very simply and briefly: Acknowledging that my accomplishments–or perhaps more accurately, my access and opportunities to have said accomplishments–are due in part (and probably a greater part than even I am able to or… Read More ›
There are endless reasons to be a writer.
How can we help students read and analyze scholarly works, successfully?
In this post, Andrew Joseph Pegoda writes an open letter sharing two important pieces of advice with college students.
Several aspects of the historian’s general treatment of traditional historical documents has occupied significant mental energy lately. Items such as letters are generally not meant to be read by audiences en masse (or sold). Anne Frank’s diary was also not intended… Read More ›
Professional, university-trained historians are brand new in the scope of the planet’s history. Using the analogy of the entire Earth’s history in a day where humans arrive at 11:58:43 p.m., modern history would arrive at something like 11:59:59 p.m. For… Read More ›