Saturday, August 8, 2020

Weekend Roundup

  • Drinking with Historians, a webinar hosted by Matt Gabriele and Varsha Venkatsubramanian, has hosted Gautham Rao and now Karl Shoemaker to chat about their research this summer. You can sign up for the Friday 6pm ET sessions here. The videos go up afterwards here
  • For your syllabi: ideas for teaching legal history through fiction (here) and film (here and here), from the past couple of summers.
  • Bernard Bailyn has died. (NYT)
  • The documentary "Vote HERE" draws upon the insights of Charles Zelden, Nova Southeastern University.
  • ICYMI: How the Electoral College Was Nearly Abolished in 1970 (History Channel). 
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.