Shays’ Rebellion and Schadenfreude

Late-breaking news: Daniel Bullen, who was profiled as a Hidden Scholar in the Chronicle of Higher Education article a while back, will be speaking on Shays’ Rebellion TONIGHT at 7 p.m. at Forbes Library in Northampton. This versatile writer is speaking as a poet rather than a historian. Playwright Constance Congdon and historian Richard Colton are also on the program.

Meanwhile, a member forwards this commentary from Slate on hierarchy and rhetoric about adjuncts:

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/education/2015/04/hating_on_the_humanities_academic_job_market_schadenfreude_comes_from_some.2.html