A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Current pays its writers. But should you write for free?
What is dark academia?
What do college students want? How should professors respond?
The return of David S. Pumpkins
W.E.B. Du Bois and Reconstruction
Are Black people of faith politically homeless?
The ghost stories of the enslaved from the Federal Writer’s Project
Baseball and the analytics revolution
Victor Gaetan reviews Massimo Borghesi, Catholic Discordance: Neoconservatism vs. the Field Hospital Church of Pope Francis
David Hempton will step down as dean of Harvard Divinity School
An Italian-American leftist who opposed fascism
Michael P. Jeffries reviews Kerri K. Greenridge, The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an Amerian Family
Montaigne on the writing of history
Caroline Fraser reviews Malcolm Gaskill, The Ruin of All Witches: Life and Death in the New World
Christian nationalists who don’t like being called Christian nationalists
Chris Lehmann talks to Adam Hochschild, author of American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy’s Forgotten Crisis