Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

How to make research professors better teachers

Another call for a national history

Mother is a verb

Happiness

Faith in flyover country

If Lincoln had a sense of humor, why didn’t he ever smile?

Robert Caro talks about writing history

Rewriting the American frontier

Adam Gopnik reviews Henry Louis Gates, Stony Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

An evangelical prays in the Pennsylvania statehouse

Capitalism is taking over higher education

Teaching the sea

What is going on at Wheeling  Jesuit?

Congratulations to the winner of Junto March Madness

Africa is the new global center of Christianity

Assigning big books

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s