Carnivals: History Carnival LXXII is up at Melissa Bellanta's The Vapour Trail. Gavin Robinson is unable to continue coordinating the Military History Carnival. If you are interested in doing so, please contact him at Investigations of a Dog.
Blogging the AHA Convention: AHA Today*, Chapati Mystery, Hotshot Harry** and Ann Little at Historiann, Kelly in Kansas, Knitting Clio, Legal History, Making History Podcast, Archie** at Rate Your Students, and Tenured Radical.***
*Officialese, but be nice.
**Bottom's up, as it were.
***All of this, despite reports of The Hilton's free wireless failures and $30 for a breakfast of yogurt and a muffin. Nothing, however, quite so exciting as Indyanna's recollection of Nat Hentoff's being driven from the platform of an AHA plenium in the early 1970s by a female New York intellectual who repeatedly referred to him as a" c*cks*ck*r".
New to History Blogging: The election year drew many historians into blogging at major venues, like Arianna Huffington's The Huffington Post and Tina Brown's more recent venture, The Daily Beast. I've only now added them to Cliopatria's History Blogroll, mostly in Contemporary Commentary, because it was difficult filtering historians out of the long lists of peddle pushers and fancy dancers who blog at those venues. Here, for your edification, are the ones I found:comments powered by Disqus
Ralph E. Luker - 1/4/2009
Right. Lichtman also blogged at HNN for a time. There are others, like Jon Wiener, for whom Huff Po isn't their first blogig.
Jeremy Young - 1/4/2009
Lictman also posted at Brittanica Blog for a while, but I think he's given that up now that he's got his new gig at HuffPo.
- Ken Burns on Colbert to promote his new documentary, "The Address"
- UC Santa Barbara History Department featuring a series on the Great Society at 50
- Historians are trying to recover censored texts from World War I poets
- Diane Ravitch blasts the NYT for failing to understand the controversy over Common Core
- Mormon history professors debate atheists in bid to foster greater understanding