A few things on-line that caught my eye this week:
Adam Kotsko defends the lecture.
Sean Wilentz reviews Robert W. Merry, A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War, and the Conquest of the American Continent.
Jon Rowe offers and interesting commentary on an interesting debate on whether or not America is a Christian nation.
Johan Neem wants to revive the academic library. I think he is right.
Tenured Radical: Should you blog before you get tenure?
Randall Stephens interviews Elaine Maisner, senior editor at the University of North Carolina Press.
A short history of the Internet.
Support the Roy Rosenzweig Fellowship Endowment
Oxford word of the year: “unfriend.”
Charles Wilson Peale’s “Staircase Group.”