A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Caleb McDaniel on race, Reconstruction, Ferguson and Garner
Blogger and Twitter reception at the American Historical Association annual conference
Leon Wieseltier as a dinosaur and the problem with today’s universities.
John Judis on the Sand Creek Massacre monument
Americans and creationism
Adam Kirsch reviews Mark Smith’s The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Seige: A Sensory History of the Civil War
Jonathan Zimmerman on American teaching
“hang together” or “hang separately“
Why graduate students should write book reviews.
Donald Dayton returns to the debate on the roots of American evangelicalism
One of my favorite sitcoms comes to the Smithsonian