Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 09 – Karen L. Cox

In this last official entry in the Liner Notes Vol. 1, I talk with historian Karen Cox. Check out her most recent book, No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice, out now. In this episode, we talk about apps and strategies for organizing archival documents, how to balance the ebbContinue reading “Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 09 – Karen L. Cox”

Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 3 – Eladio Bobadilla

This episode gets deep! Not only do we discuss the importance of having a range of pens, and in particular the magic of the Pilot Friction Erasable pens, (they even come in MARKERS), we also get into how pens reflect the development of our voices as writers. There is so much to think about afterContinue reading “Liner Notes Vol. 1, Track 3 – Eladio Bobadilla”

Writing by Formula: Primary Source Analysis

It’s no secret that historical writing, or indeed structured analytical writing, can be formulaic. Sure, as historians we tell stories, and that is an important part of our relationship to the public, each other, and our students. But when it comes to teaching writing to undergraduates, it’s also no secret that imparting the skills ofContinue reading “Writing by Formula: Primary Source Analysis”