I Shall Return, No, Really

I didn't intend to take such a long break from writing this blog. (Sorry if anyone was waiting around.) But I've been working through a book manuscript slowly but surely, but slowly, and working on a new course, and tidying up various other larger and smaller writing and reading commitments -- a couple of articles, … Continue reading I Shall Return, No, Really

Historians, Public Intellectuals in Waiting

When stupidity and mendaciousness rule the roost it is hard not to think that something has gone wrong with education. The last year -- probably much longer, but it was about a year ago that this piece appeared, and I've seen several like it since -- has seen a lot of accusations being hurled along … Continue reading Historians, Public Intellectuals in Waiting