Dec 31st, 2018
Recording on New Year's Eve, Frank and David discuss some of their favorites from 2018 and what they're excited for in 2019.
The show begins with a discussion of Erin Bartram's essay from the Chronicle of Higher Education on the job market in history. Frank and David discuss how the job market has changed over the years and what (if anything) can be done about it.
Final Recommendations/Memories from 2018:
- 25th anniversary of "Getting Word" project at Monticello
- Red Sox' World Series victory
- Sarah Churchwell's Behold, America: The Entangled History of America First and the American Dream
- Colin Calloway's The Indian World of George Washington
- Joanne Freeman's Field of Blood
- Brian Palmer & Seth Freed Wessler, "The Costs of the Confederacy"
- Slate Standoff podcast
- Slow Burn (season 2)
- 200 birthday of Fredrick Douglass
- Martha Jones' Birthright Citizens
- Continuing struggle over Silent Sam
- Historians at the Movies
Looking forward to in 2019
- Mueller Report
- Returning to teaching
- Pete Carmichael's War for the Common Soldier
- Kevin Kruse and Julian Zelizer's Fault Lines
- Kevin Levin's Searching for Black Confederates