Historians Blog Too


“The point is that while we cherish open-ness or dialogue, we relish our closed structures and cordoned-off and privileged hallways. Academic blogging, to this graduate student, was a way out of this clubbiness.”

Bookslut’s interview with historian Manan Ahmed praises academic blogging and encourages historians to partake in the dialogue. His political blog, Chapati Mystery, has been curated into a book—Where the Wild Frontiers Are: Pakistan and the American Imagination and makes way for more historical blogging in the future.

Sam Riley is an adult who works at McSweeney's. More from this author →