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Moving Beyond "Everywhere and Nowhere"

Reflections On Historically Speaking‘s Forum About The State Of U.S. Intellectual History (Part III of III) by Tim Lacy [Recap: In Part I and Part II, I introduced my reorganization of the forum‘s essay topics into three categories: external issues, relational issues, and internal issues. Here I conclude with a relatively short discussion of the final category of my tripartite taxonomy and hierarchy.] Internal Issues The bottom-most category of importance in the Historically Speaking forum are issues related to professionalism and professional structures. These include: subfield recognition and organization (i.e. identity); hiring and job availability; departmental and professional politics; historiographical Read more