February(ish) Links Round-Up

Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego compiles a short list of history-related news links from the past month.  The Academy’s Dirty Secret by Joel Warner and Aaron Clauset The gloomy news from the academy is nearly farcical in its pervasion and consistency, but such is the world that corporatizing universities have made. A recent study published in…

January Links Round-Up

  Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego compiles a short list of history-related news links from the past month. She admits that this month’s links round-up is even more grab-bag than usual, opening with dispatches from academia, and ending with two (hopefully useful) online resources. Academics Get Real by Colleen Flaherty During the last two weeks of…

Your Links to History: September Links Round-up

Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego compiles a short list of history-related news links from the past month(-ish). This month, Erstwhile presents a special edition focusing on African American history. Teaching Slavery to Reluctant Listeners by Ed Baptist We historians are most familiar with Ed Baptist because of his book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery…

Your Links to History: April Links Round-up

(Photo from the 1943 Detroit riot:  Walter P. Reuther Library) Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego compiles a short list of history-related news links from the past month. What Graduate Advisers Can Do by Vicki L. Ruiz President of the American Historical Association, Dr. Vicki Ruiz of the University of California – Irvine, has placed a personal…

March Links Round-Up

Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego compiles a short list of history-related news links from the past month, which may or may not be exactly from March. Trans Atlantic Slave Trade Visualization by Matthew Burdumy and Professor Adam Rothman This website is not an article, but it is a valuable teaching tool and, technically, a “link.”  Matt…

January Links Round-Up

Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego compiles a short list of history-related news links from the past month, which may or may not be exactly from January. The Virtue of Scientific Thinking by Steven Shapin For those history of science folks out there, Shapin explores the roots of scientific thinking, tracing its meaning and how it has…

Your links to history: October Internet Essays and Articles

Erstwhile blogger Caroline Grego presents a grab-bag of the most intriguing history and environmental writing from across the vasts of the Internet each month, according to her subjective and limited perspective. The Ottoman Empire’s First Map of the Newly Minted United States by Nick Danforth This remarkable map shows us how the Ottomans saw the newly birthed United States.…