‘Nother week, ‘nother roundup. Let’s do this.
Exciting news in Book of Mormon Studies: the Maxwell Instute has appointed Brian Hauglid as editor, and Joseph Spencer and Mark Wright as associate editors, of the re-named Journal of Book of Mormon Studies (previously named Journal of Book of Mormon and Other Restoration Scripture and Lots of Other Names That Made this a Ridiculous Journal Title Studies). I think they should recruit this guy to write their first lead article.
Greg Prince is giving this year’s Arrington Lecture at USU, and he is addressing the topic du jeur: Faith and Doubt in Mormon History.
In case you don’t want to turn in your prized historical documents to an archive, or just give them to me, at least watch this instructional video from the Church History Library on how to take care of them.
While not strictly Mormon studies-related, much academic discussion from the last week has focused on Obama’s speech on university funding and tuition. See here and here for thoughtful critiques. See 24-hour news networks for not-so-thoughtful critiques.
If you are in the Salt Lake City area on September 5th, make sure to attend this lecture by Jared Farmer. (Ask him about the legend of Mount Timpanogos!)
And finally, the AMV crew aim to put together what should be an important and helpful guide to LDS literature. Also, if you haven’t followed the Mormon Lit Blitz on facebook, you’re a square.
What’d I miss? Add your links in the comments below.