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Jeffrey McClurken
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Great discussion by my fall 2012 US History in Film class of the classic film, Gone with the Wind.
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This just in: well-connected rich white kids who drop out of Princeton can still do well in life, and the New York Times is ON IT. Well, that’s a relief. It’s also hugely unrepresentative. Worse, the popularity of the story may well serve a corrosive political agenda. This week’s version of “who needs college, anyway?” comes to us from the New York Times. The Times profiles several Ivy League dropouts in their twenties who have started high-tech ...
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This is a good point. Disagreement with the orthodoxy is what kills perfect, unassailable institutions that have never been at all absurd perversions of their stated but fictional goals.

In fact, let's call it what it is: Heresy, blasphemy, and sedition.
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"Antidisciplinary" is an interesting way to lead off this job ad.
The Media Lab is an antidisciplinary research organization focusing on the invention of new media technologies that radically improve the ways people live, learn, work, and play. Candidates should have a record of original thinking, a willingness to take risks, a desire to look beyond traditional disciplines, and a commitment to making a difference in the world. Successful candidates will be expected to: establish and lead their own research grou...
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Yes it is--is that like anti-silos? Because interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary collaboration is valuable, in part, because of the dialogue between disciplinary perspectives.
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Wow.  Like the job market isn't bad enough already.
Application fees are not just for prospective students anymore: some departments, generally in the fine arts, charge fees for applications for faculty positions. Editorial Tags: Faculty Hiring
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The University of Alabama's Digital Humanities Center is running a last minute replacement search for a DH postdoc with a joint appointment in English and the Libraries. Review of applications begins July 24th but continues until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of August 30th. Please share and repost widely!
Scout · Databases · Course Reserves · Digital Collections · Government Information · Interlibrary Loan · Site Search · Need Help? Hours · Faculty Information · Student Information · Current Students · International Students · High School Students · Campus Libraries ...
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More good sessions on DH at AHA this year.
is a history professor and the director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University. Menu. Skip to content. Bio · Publications · Best of the Blog · Twitter · Podc...
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Congrats to UMW's amazing Humanities research librarian, Jack Bales.
Jack Bales, Reference and Humanities Librarian, had his latest baseball article, “‘It Was His Fairness That Caught Wrigley’s Eye’: William L. Veeck’s Journalism Career and His Hiring by the Chicago Cubs,” published as the lead article in the spring 2012 issue of the peer-reviewed Nine: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture. By poring over [...]
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My first CSPAN appearance, December 8, recorded at the Fredericksburg Area Museum in October.
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This guide will help you decide how to apply a licence to your research data, and which licence would be most suitable. It should provide you with an awareness of why licensing data is important, the impact licences have on future research, and the potential pitfalls to avoid.
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Looks like a good position.
The History Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral position in digital historical research and teaching, beginning July 1, 2013. Applicants should have received the PhD in History or a related discipline within the last five years, but the position is not limited to a specific chronological era or field of research. This position is part of the Carolina Digital Humanities Ini...
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This will be a good one as well -- Digital History & US History at IUPUI: http://www.iupui.edu/~oeo/academicjobs/IN-LART12029htm.HTM
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    Professor, Teacher, Writer, 1999 - present
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Associate Professor and Chair of History & American Studies
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