What We’re Reading: Week of 4th September

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.

Cynthia

Hanneke Grootenboer, “Sublime Still Life: On Adriaen Coorte, Elias van den Broeck, and the Je ne sais quoi of Painting” (J. of Historians of Netherlandish Art)

Richard Saul Wurman and Henry Wilcots, “Louis Kahn in Dacca (originally published in Domus 548 / July 1975)” (Domus)

Alexandra Schwartz, “500 Words: Helen Frankenthaler”  (Artforum)

Daniel Duane, “Goodbye, Yosemite. Hello, What?” (NYT)

Derek

Elizabeth Kolbert, “Who Owns the Internet” (The New Yorker)

USFSP Unearths Treasure Trove of Florida’s Distant Past With New Project” (University of South Florida, St. Petersburg)

Susan Straight, “The American Experience in 737 Novels” (Story Maps)

Clint Smith, “Affirmative Action as Reparations” (New Republic)

 

Disha

Arabelle Sicardi, “The Bonds of Power Are Diffuse: An Interview with Jenny Zhang” (Hazlitt)

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, “Not At That Price: On The Future of DACA” (n+1)

Francisco Herrera, “Theorizing Race in America: An Interview with Juliet Hooker” (African American Intellectual History Society)

 

Sarah

Chris Bryant, “How the aristocracy preserved their power,” (Guardian)

Ramon Glazov, “The Maid of Orleans, sacred and profane,” (overland)

Hua Hsu, “A Writing Workshop for Workers, and a Long Poem About Taking Orders,” (New Yorker)

Branko Marcetic, “Fighting the Klan in Reagan’s America,” (Jacobin)

Michael Wood, “The French are not men,” (LRB)

 

Spencer

Stuart Kelly, “Pratchett, Kafka, Virgil: Difficult final demands” (TLS)

​Reed McConnell, “Orphan Utopia” (Cabinet)​
​Annette Gordon-Reed, “Our Trouble With Sex” (NYRB)​

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