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What We're Reading: Week of May 4

Our link roundup has been delayed this weekend because all the JHIBlog editors have been in attendance at Graftoniana, a celebration of JHI editor Anthony Grafton’s birthday and career. 376 more words

What We're Reading

The Bodleian Library: A Protestant Arsenal against Catholicism

The other day I began reading the introduction to Anthony Grafton’s Worlds Made by Words: Scholarship and Community in the Modern West (2009). This work is a collection of essays, originally published between 1983 and 2008, on the nature of scholarship. 1,537 more words


The (prospective) beauty of Beautiful Science

I’m a professional historian of science with an interest in data visualisation and the author of this blog. Ergo, I shall at some point be visiting the British Library’s exhibition… 160 more words

Data Visualisation

Power, Privacy, and the Internet

The New York Review of Books just put up the audio for a conference it held on “Power, Privacy, and the Internet.” The conference was held 30-31 October 2013 in New York City, and there are some significant people that took part. 251 more words

Of Archival Interest

Books Acquired Recently

Binnie, Imogen. Nevada. New York: Topside, 2013.

As I mentioned in a recent post, I ordered this book from the publisher (Topside Press is a fantastic new venture dedicated to publishing transgender literature) after reading a glowing review of it by Casey Plett. 291 more words


The Case for the Humanities--Discussion May 15th

Wednesday, May 15. 7:30 pm, 010 East Pyne.

Everyone who works in the humanities knows that humanistic scholarship and teaching are valuable. 186 more words