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Joel Isaac

US Intellectual History in the Bay Area

Last week, I spent some time in the Bay Area–first at the OAH in San Francisco, and then at Stanford University, where I was doing some research at the Hoover Institution Archives. On Sunday, the last day of the OAH, I was present for a great panel filled with U.S. intellectual historians, titled: “Naming Intellectual Movements: Who Gets to be an “-ism”? Then on Monday, because I was at Stanford, I was present to hear Jim Kloppenberg give the inaugural David M. Kennedy Lecture on the United States in the World. Because I really enjoyed both the OAH panel and Read more