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Editing the Recipes Project — 5 Years On: Teaching with Recipes

Editorial: This is the eighth of a series of reflection posts from Recipe Project contributors and editors. By Lisa Smith A momentous day: on this day, five years ago exactly, we published our first blog post. Feel free to reminisce here with that post...
From: The Recipes Project on 11 Sep 2017

American Revolution Conference at Fort Ticonderoga, 22-24 Sept.

On 22-24 September, Fort Ticonderoga will host its fourteenth annual Seminar on the American Revolution, focusing on “the military, political, and social history of the American War for Independence.” These seminars attract more than a hundred...
From: Boston 1775 on 10 Sep 2017

Autumn Syllabus: The Booker Prize Market Place Niche

Cromwell, thoughtful (Mark Rylance) Claire Foy as Anne Boleyn in the ending we all know (Claire Foy, 2015 Wolf Hall) A Syllabus For a course at the Oscher LifeLong Learning Institute at American University Day: Ten Mondays, 11:45 to 1:15 pm, September...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 9 Sep 2017

Exploring Fault Lines in the Constitution

In the coming weeks, Cynthia and Sanford Levinson will speak in various Massachusetts venues about their new book, Fault Lines in the Constitution: The Framers, Their Fights, and the Flaws that Affect Us Today.This book is an exploration of the U.S. Constitution...
From: Boston 1775 on 2 Sep 2017

Opportunity to become a pedagogical partner: Pedagogical Development Consultant Program “Pedagogical development consultants work with the WWP to pilot assignments that use our Women Writers in Review (WWiR) and Women Writers Online(WWO) collections—or...
From: Everything Early Modern Women on 1 Sep 2017

A week in and around Inverness, Scotland: framework

[This is a nearly finished draft which I make public because it’s been such a long time since I blogged last. I will be revising some, correcting and maybe adding to it this evening). Every spirit passing through the world fingers the tangible and...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 24 Aug 2017

Twenty-two years ago, a map was born

Three years into my graduate school experience at Ohio State, this student of History went out on a limb and took Geography 580: Cartography. I recall that the professor was a bit of an eccentric tyrant – he’d berate students for chewing gum,...
From: Skulking in Holes and Corners on 23 Aug 2017

Where have you been all my life?

Seriously though. I’ve known about the concept of ‘regular expressions’ for years, but for some reason I never took the plunge. And now that I have, my mind is absolutely blown away. Remember all those months in grad school (c. 1998-2000)...
From: Skulking in Holes and Corners on 10 Aug 2017

The Summer of Digital

Yep, it’s been a computational summer. Composed mostly of reading up on all things digital humanities. (Battle book? What battle book?) Most concretely, that’s meant setting up a modest Digital History Lab for our department (six computers,...
From: Skulking in Holes and Corners on 10 Aug 2017

Roundtable: Democratize the Classroom!

In the final installment of our series on Teaching Amid Political Tension, Sean Trainor outlines his plan to empower students to contribute to their course syllabus.
From: The Junto on 10 Aug 2017

Roundtable: Historical Memory and Contemporary Politics

In today's entry in the roundtable on Teaching Amid Political Tension, Jennifer Black explains how she leads students to discuss contemporary debates about racism in historical perspective.
From: The Junto on 9 Aug 2017

Roundtable: Teaching History in the Trump Era

In the second entry of the Teaching Amid Political Tension series, Gautham Rao discusses the adjustments he has made in the classroom to deal with the fraught nature of contemporary politics.
From: The Junto on 8 Aug 2017

Roundtable: Teaching with a Historical Sense and Respect

In today's first post in the Teaching Amid Political Tension roundtable, Tara Strauch explains her strategy to cultivate a "historical sense" in her students by getting them out of their comfort zones.
From: The Junto on 7 Aug 2017

Roundtable: Teaching Amid Political Tension

This week we present a roundtable on Teaching Amid Political Tension. Joseph Adelman previews the series.
From: The Junto on 6 Aug 2017

Summer Reading List

My entire summer can be summed up by the fact that I am only now offering up this “summer reading list” on August 2! I’m still teaching for a few weeks yet, but other obligations have lifted, so I’d really like to get into my library...
From: streets of salem on 2 Aug 2017

Tailoring Lectures and Discussions to Students: Teaching Religion and Reform in Early America

Christopher Jones reflects on the need and challenges for shaping the US survey course according to an institution's students.
From: The Junto on 1 Aug 2017

Teaching Chocolate from the Bean to Drink

By Amy L. Tigner Making chocolate from bean to bar has become fashionable both in cottage industries, such as the delightful husband and wife shop, El Buen Cacaco, in Idyllwild, California that creates a wickedly hot Ghost Chocolate Bar made with...
From: The Recipes Project on 18 Jul 2017

Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, and a Revolutionary Praxis for Education, Part I

By Kevin Gannon Educational theory and practice has always been a contested terrain, even if many of the practitioners in these fields deny that controversies bubble beneath their work’s placid surface. In the mid-twentieth-century United States,...
From: Age of Revolutions on 17 Jul 2017

Heated July

I’ve got a lot going on for the rest of this month, so I’m not sure when I’m going to be able to post, except for the easy stuff maybe: gardens and cats, the occasional door. No long historical or architectural ramblings for a while;...
From: streets of salem on 11 Jul 2017

Theses on Academia, Academic Scholarship, and Their Critics

I’m no Luther, not even a Posner. But here are some thoughts prompted by several years in academe, and by exchanges on this blog and Twitter over the last year or so. Many criticisms of “academic” scholars from outside the academy reveal...
From: memorious on 5 Jul 2017

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Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:{search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.