What We’re Reading: Week of April 10

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

Emily:

Terri Kapsalis, Hysteria, Witches, and the Wandering Uterus: A Brief History, or, Why I Teach “The Yellow Wallpaper” (Lithub)

Amber Regis, The Memoirs of John Addington Symonds (London Library Magazine)

J J Cohen, How to Place “Humanities” Next to “Future” Without the Adjective “Dire” (or, Why Entry Level Courses Matter) (In the Middle)

Elizabeth Barnes, Ross Cameron, and Robbie Williams, Josh Parsons (1973-2017) (Daily Nous)

Rachel Moss, assembled, astonished and disturbed (meny snoweballes)

Meredith Warren, What Would Jesus Eat This Easter? A First Century Menu for the Last Supper (History Matters Sheffield)

Josh Allen, The Thompson-Davis Letters (Past & Present blog)

Spence

Fríða Ísberg, “Dracula in Iceland” (TLS)

Steven Nadler, “Who was the first modern philosopher?” (TLS)

Melanie Benson Taylor, “The Convenient Indian” (The Los Angeles Review of Books)

Garry Wills, “Where Evangelicals Came From” (New York Review of Books)

Derek

Daniel Drezner, Triumph of the Thought Leader(Chronicle of Higher Education)

Molly McCluskey, Public Universities get an Education in Private Industry(The Atlantic)

Christopher Caldwell, American Carnage (First Things)

D.T. Max, How Humans are Shaping our own Evolution(National Geographic)

Cynthia

Noah Chasin, “Raymond Pettibon” (4 Columns).

“In Conversation: Thelma Golden in Conversation with Joachim Pissarro and David Carrier” (The Brooklyn Rail)

Hoberman, “At the Grey Art Gallery” (London Review of Books)

Kathryn Murphy, “More to Cheese than meets the eye? Dutch Still Life Paintings” (Apollo)

Eric

Rachel Cooke, “Eric Gill: Can We Separate the Artist from the Abuser?” (Guardian)

Yasmin Nair, “The Dangerous Academic is an Extinct Species” (Current Affairs)

Peter Pihos, “The Possibility of a Public” (Forum for Scholars and Publics)

Robert Priest, “Brexit, 1905?” (SSFH)

 

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