Sponsored by BYU Studies—What happens when you mix an established global celebrity, a growing worldwide religion, and a mischievous local trickster? This is the tale of Elvis Presley, the Book of Mormon, and a story that wasn’t. Continue reading “Elvis has left the library: Identifying forged annotations in a Book of Mormon”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Vaughn Scribner is the author of Inn Civility: Urban Taverns and Early American Civil Society (New York University Press, 2019). Continue reading “10 questions with Vaughn Scribner”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Kenneth Lapatin is curator of the J. Paul Getty Museum and editor of the new book, Buried by Vesuvius: The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum. Continue reading “10 questions with Kenneth Lapatin”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Natalie McKnight is president of the Dickens Society and Dean of the College of General Studies at Boston University. Continue reading “10 questions with Natalie McKnight”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Jason Herbert is a Florida high school history teacher and University of Minnesota doctoral candidate. He is also the founder of ‘Historians at the Movies.’ Continue reading “10 questions with Jason Herbert”
Sponsored by BYU Studies—The city of Nauvoo is closely associated with the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But the city has been home to different groups over time.
In Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism’s Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo, Scott C. Esplin provides a social history of the Illinois city beginning in 1846. Esplin is a professor of of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University.
Sponsored by BYU Studies—Liz Covart is host of the Ben Franklin’s World podcast and Digital Projects Editor for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. She has a Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Davis. Continue reading “10 questions with Liz Covart”