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Tuesday Jun 5th, 2012

To sell a son… Uncle Tom’s Cabin

On 5 June 1851, the abolitionist journal National Era began running a serial by the wife of a professor at Bowdoin College.
Saturday May 5th, 2012

Writing and recording with scrapbooks

Happy National Scrapbooking Day!
Monday Apr 23rd, 2012

Do you know Shakespeare’s American career?

A quiz on Shakespeare’s triumphant posthumous migration to America.
Monday Jan 16th, 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr., Rhetorically Speaking

The power that language has to effect change in the world.
Tuesday
Nov 29th, 2011

The disconnect between democracy and Republicanism

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Friday
Sep 30th, 2011

Monumental decisions

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Wednesday
Aug 17th, 2011

Web of Language fifth anniversary

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Friday
Jul 1st, 2011

Will the real John Quincy Adams please stand up?

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Friday
Jun 10th, 2011

What’s on your sesquicentennial playlist?

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Friday
Apr 15th, 2011

What might be a constructive vision for the US?

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Friday
Feb 4th, 2011

Happy 100th Birthday, Ronald Reagan!

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Monday
Jan 17th, 2011

Martin Luther King Jr., Standing with Lincoln

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Monday
Dec 20th, 2010

4 Lessons from the Legacies of Washington & Lincoln

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Wednesday
Nov 24th, 2010

Thanksgiving: Behind the Pilgrim Myth

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