Friday procrastination: Rain on the sun edition
By Alice Northover
OUP author Jason Mittell is understandably proud of his student’s excellent video.
The relationships between language and thought.
Kipling wants you to back off okay?
Philosopher Julian Baggini is burning his Britannicas.
I want to be Belle da Costa Greene.
I’m changing the way I walk to work to catch Bergdorf Goodman’s Literary Windows.
Breakfast reveals your true character. (So what does Bagel Fridays reveal about our New York office workers?)
University of Iowa’s medieval manuscripts are in the public domain.
The fight to save Iraq’s National Library.
Lady detectives of the 1940s + music = awesome.
What happened to all the aristocratic pets during the French Revolution?
How to destroy your nation’s heritage.
When universities go global – at what cost?
The National Archives is opening the door even wider.
What is the role of scholarly societies for young researchers?
The White House under renovation in the 1950s.
A Reddit AMA with Jane Friedman for those with aspirations.
Alice Northover joined Oxford University Press as Social Media Manager in January 2012. She is editor of the OUPblog, constant tweeter @OUPAcademic, daily Facebooker at Oxford Academic, and Google Plus updater of Oxford Academic, amongst other things. You can learn more about her bizarre habits on the blog.