Recent Articles from The Review

  • 6112-Review Front

    Retire Already!

    Hey, you older, tenured profs, you’re being greedy and selfish, and your students would be better off if you left.

  • Why Go  to Grad School? 1

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    Intellectual passion: If your studies fascinate you, they're not a waste, no matter what you do with them.

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    Mind Maze

    Neuroscience is almost 200 years old. Why are there no grand theories of how the brain works?

  • The Human-Rights Charade 1

    Peace, Love, and Grandstanding Premium Link

    Under the guise of teaching and studying human rights, academics use university resources to engage in political activism.

  • Encountering the Holocaust Through Art 1

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    A professor meets the author of a graphic memoir she uses in her class.

  • 6112-BK Women studies

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    Descriptions of the latest books, divided by category.

  • 6111-Forums Book

    What Book Changed Your Mind?

    The Review asked 12 scholars what nonfiction book published in the last 30 years has most influenced their thinking.

  • Beckett in Bed 1

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    The absurdist’s letters suggest a passionate engagement with his work and a workmanlike engagement with his passions.

  • Are Crowded Cities Good for the Environment? 1

    Don't Be Dense

    Herding humanity into megalopolises is a misguided way to protect the environment.

  • How James Laughlin  Remade the Canon 1

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    How iconoclastic publishing titans like James Laughlin became an extinct species. 

  • The Big Book 1

    Missing Chapters Premium Link

    Roger L. Geiger has written his magnum opus on the history of American higher education. The only problem is he left out the last 74 years.

  • Leave Me Alone 1

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    We live in an age of networking and collaboration, but scholarship is not a team sport.

  • 6111-BK-Folklore

    New Scholarly Books Premium Link

    Descriptions of the latest books, divided by category.

  • Striving for a 1

    Seeking a Climate Change

    Dan Kahan says you’re wrong about the science wars.

  • 10 Alcabes

    Viral Wisdom

    America has an unbecoming history of racializing epidemics. Ebola offers a chance to wise up.