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Event: Writing History with John Demos, Yale, Feb. 24th

The Foreign Mission School A Writing History Workshop with John Demos Thursday, Feb. 24, 4.30pm HGS 217B Join Writing History and Yale Early American Historians (YEAH) as we discuss a draft-chapter from John Demos’s current book project, a *microhistory* of the Foreign Mission … Continue reading

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Inspiration Points: Jill Lepore

An interesting interview with Jill Lepore about her recent novel, Blindspot, co-written with Jane Kamensky. An excerpt: FM: You two decided to write the novel as a birthday present for a friend? JL: He was actually our graduate student mentor … Continue reading

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AHA sessions for writer-historians

Are you headed to the AHA Conference in January? If so, these sessions might be of particular interest to us writer-historians: The Promise and Pitfalls of Writing for Readers beyond the Academy Friday, January 2, 2009: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM Nassau … Continue reading

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Episode 7: John Demos

At the end of this year, John Demos will retire from his position as Samuel Knight Professor of History at Yale University. For the past decade, Professor Demos has offered a course on “Narrative and Other Histories” for graduate students, … Continue reading

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