William Cronon speaking at the British Academy:
“Who Reads Geography or History Anymore? The Challenge of Audience in a Digital Age”

William Cronon, the Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, spoke to the British Academy on the future of the disciplines of history and geography, and the “hybrid discipline” of historical geography, with an emphasis on the political-economy of scholarly publication. Full audio […]

Elizabeth Eisenstein speaking at the Library of Congress: “Divine Art, Infernal Machine”

Elizabeth Eisenstein, Professor Emerita of History at the University of Michigan, speaking for the “Books and Beyond” series at the Library of Congress, on the subject of her recent book, Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending (Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania […]