The wonderful thing about the world of blogs and tweets is that the reader gets to decide when to stop and explore. The following list of the top 10 Medieval Stories of 2010 caught my eye, not just because it brought me face to face with the digitally-reconstructed image of a Medieval [...]Continue Reading →
On March 4-5, 2011, the National Humanities Center in Durham, NC will host a symposium on “The Virtual Nineteenth Century.”
Participating scholars intend to take on the notion of “virtuality,” a buzzword that theorists of new media have used to explain the (supposedly) revolutionary “changes in social interactions and in mental states [...]Continue Reading →
Who doesn’t need a little post-winter, pre-spring pick me up right about now? Here are some resources to warm the soul that Duke Libraries colleagues have recently sent my way.
Take a look at the Regensburg Electronic Journals Library, a consolidated index of online journals compiled by the University Library [...]Continue Reading →
For those interested in the rapidly changing fields of publishing and cultural history, the new online journal Bibliodiversity: Publishing and Globalization will prove an interesting read and useful resource. As the opening editorial by Étienne Galliand explains, the term bibliodiversity “refers primarily to the publishing sector’s capacity – with “publishing” used here in the [...]Continue Reading →
In the New York Times today Stanley Fish comments on the educational policies in the State of the Union address. In brief, he suggests that we are setting up an educational system that favors scientific innovation over the Humanities at all levels of education and that the education we’re providing is not academic but [...]Continue Reading →
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