Saturday, July 6, 2013

Weekend Roundup

  • The most recent issue of Perspectives on History (the newsmagazine of the American Historical Association) includes roundtables on the Supreme Court's decisions in Windsor and Fisher. Participants include Laura Edwards (Duke University) and Nancy Cott (Harvard University).
  • More news from the AHA: if you're in the D.C. area for research or otherwise, join fellow friends of the Association on July 9th for the third annual Summer Reception. More info is available here.
  • From the Huffington Post: "What's in a Naim?" Melissa Murray (UC Berkeley) offers "[t]he history of Naim and Loving" as "a useful frame for understanding the Court's decision in Perry." 
  • In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the editors of the History News Network have compiled the best resources on the topic. Check them out here
  • Just in time for someone's vacation is this post on the Lake George Trespass Case.
  • "The Humanities, Declining? Not According to the Numbers," according to Michael Bérubé (Pennsylvania State University). Read on here, at the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.