What We’re Reading: Week of Jan. 5

Here are a few interesting articles and pieces we found around the web this week. If we missed something that other intellectual historians might enjoy, please let us know in the comments!

Maddy:

The Attack on Charlie Hebdo and the Tradition of Parisian Wit [NY Times]

John:

Vanni Bianconi, “Esseri architettonici ed umani” [Doppiozero]

Phoebe Maltz Bovy, “Straight Outta Chappaqua” [Tablet]

“Wartime Life: Right to Write” [The Economist]

Anthony Grafton, “Reliving the Renaissance” [ NYRB]

Rolf Hosfeld with Christoph Heinemann, “Er konnte in kleinen Dingen Symptome Sehen” [Deutschlandfunk]

Andreas Isenschmid, “Der unerhörte Glanz von Paris” [Zeit]

François Jarrige, “E.P. Thompson, un vie de combat” [La vie des idées]

Thomas Kaufmann, “Gespenstische Bilder” [Süddeutsche Zeitung]

Jennifer Schluessler, “Literature of India, Enshrined in a Series” [NY Times]

Marc Zitzman, “Wie mächtig sind Ideen?” [Neue Zürcher Zeitung]

Paul Buhle and Nick Thorkelson, “You Had to Be There: George Moss in Comics” [Jewish Daily Forward]

Emily:

‘Ferguson Did Not Happen in a Vacuum’ (about an AHA panel on Ferguson) [Chronicle]

The New Modesty in Literary Criticism [Chronicle]

Excerpt from David Konstan, Beauty: The Fortunes of a Greek Idea [Salon]

Terence Ranger and the Jagged Geometry of Zimbabwe [The Con]

Philosophy from the Outside In [Cultural History of Philosophy Blog, QMUL]

George Mosse Finds Himself in Comics [Jewish Daily Forward]

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