by Karin Wulf We’ve got big news to share. Today we’re welcoming Liz Covart –and Ben Franklin’s World—to the OI full-time. Liz is our new Digital Projects Editor, with primary responsibility for the podcast and the many new platforms we’re exploring to highlight outstanding early American scholarship. In January of 2016 we announced a new… Read More »
by Liz Covart I’m excited to announce that I’ve joined the staff at the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture as its new Digital Projects Editor.
Today’s post is by James Rice, Tufts University, Convener of the most recent William and Mary Quarterly—Early Modern Studies Institute (WMQ-EMSI) workshop, “Early American Environmental Histories,” which took place at The Huntington Library, May 19–20. A list of participants and their papers follows his post.
Today’s post is a reprint from yesterday’s edition of The Scholarly Kitchen. In it, Karin Wulf reviews the Very Short Introduction to Intellectual Property by Siva Vaidhyanathan (Oxford University Press). by Karin Wulf Intellectual property is the culmination of brain work: ideas made manifest are legally defined and protected to variously advance the interests of their… Read More »
This post by the WMQ’s Josh Piker originally appeared on The Scholarly Kitchen, a blog about “What’s Hot and Cooking in Scholarly Publishing.”
The Omohundro Institute is pleased to announce the 2017 (and first) recipients of the Lapidus Initiative Fellowships for Digital Collections. The purpose of these fellowships is to bring scholars and collections specialists together to digitize, and in turn, make widely available, important early American archival materials. Andrew Sluyter and Lauren Coats will digitize approximately 1400… Read More »
It was a bright, hot, beautiful Virginia spring day when we paid our respects to Thad Tate (1924–2017) at Williamsburg’s Bruton Parish Church, his longtime congregation. As Director of the Omohundro Institute (1972–1989), and Editor and Book Review Editor of the William and Mary Quarterly before that, Thad’s formal association with and service to… Read More »