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More Perfect: Podcasts, Pop History, and Historical Thinking

The Podcast Footnote
Radiolab Presents More Perfect

There are two things I love about Radiolab Presents: More Perfect, the six-episode Radiolab spinoff produced by WNYC and co-hosted by Jad Abumrad. The first is this song - a quirky, catchy, mnemonic device for remembering the names of the eight current Supreme Court justices (plus nominee Merrick Garland):

Tips for Avoiding “Voluntourism” in Haiti Statement from the Institute of Haitian Studies on Hurricane Matthew

Of the Study of Race and Culture in America

Tips for Avoiding “Voluntourism” in Haiti Statement from the Institute of Haitian Studies on Hurricane Matthew

Cécile Accilien, Ph.D. Director of the Institute of Haitian Studies - University of Kansas


Handgrenade of the Month, October 2016

Hand Grenade of the Week

Handgrenade of the Month October 2016

Point A to B or A over X as a Function of Time?  Steady states versus endstates in military planning.

by John T. Kuehn

All:   I realize many of historians may eschew mathematics as a way to think about history, well maybe not all of us, or even most us. Thus, the title here requires some explanation.

What you read next has been percolating for some time, and I have run it by my students at the  Command and General Staff College (CGSC) for the last couple years or so.

Drawing to a Close

KY Woman Suffrage

          Good morning everyone! It’s time for the final blog post of September, hard to believe, I know, but it's true! Having another month draw to a close is an appropriate time for this blog post, because I have finally finished going through all of the minutes of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association. As September ends, so does my experience with the minutes. I’m sure you’re all dying to know how the minutes concluded, so that’s what I’m going to write about today.

Society of Indiana Archivists 2016 Fall workshop and scholarship

Indiana Blog

It's that time of year again!  This year's workshop will be "Past History, Digital Future: Indiana DPLA Metadata," on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 9am-4:30pm.  Please visit the event page for information on the SIA Fall Workshop and apply for the scholarship, which will cover registration costs and $150 for related expenses.