Help Me Pick a New Look for The Pietist Schoolman!

Ever since this blog started in June 2011, it has used the same WordPress theme. Described as “a classic and popular magazine-style theme that has withstood the test of time,” I liked The Morning After because it squared with my preference for a multi-column, magazine-like look that would make it easy for readers to find posts other than the … More Help Me Pick a New Look for The Pietist Schoolman!

Crowdsourcing and the Practice of History

This semester I’m directing an independent study on the theory and practice of public history by a student who’s interested in pursuing graduate study in that increasingly popular field. In our weekly conversation on Wednesday, we talked about his initial impressions of how public historians have tried to define what it is that they do. … More Crowdsourcing and the Practice of History