On a Facebook group about higher ed that I belong to, a member asked us to share our favorite part of our jobs. There's a lot to love about this gig, but, for me, one of the best parts is getting to be part of a conversation with scholars whose work you admire. So that's... Continue Reading →
Above, a note from a student in introduction to sociology ends with "It sounds strange but I have enjoyed reviewing/redeciding everything I know/believe. Thank you!" It doesn't sound strange at all!
I recently got the opportunity to review David Weaver-Zercher's Martyrs Mirror: A Social History, from Johns Hopkins University Press for the journal American Studies. I think the book will interest many of our readers. And if you've read it, please let me know what you think! You can find my full review here: _Martyrs Mirror_ review Rebecca
Okay, to be fair, all the books from University Press of Kansas are on sale right now, so when you fill your shopping cart, be sure to put a copy of God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, and the Religious Right in it. When you check out before midnight on June 30, just use the code... Continue Reading →