Wednesday, July 20, 2016
There is a nice article in today's Chronicle, Why a College Should Teach Its Own History, that is worth reading. We don't teach a class on St. Bonaventure's history, but students in students who take public history, digital history and history internship often spend a lot of time working in our archives telling the history of Bonas. It's a great way to learn something about their school, do original research, and learn some of the skills of public and digital history.
Monday, July 11, 2016
This post is a little behind. We've already put this on Facebook, but we should also make sure readers of the department's blog have seen Karen Robin's excellent essay, "Sorry, but the `Pursuit of Happiness,' Doesn't Mean What You Think it Means," on the meaning of happiness on the History News Network.