An American scholar. A Mexican village. The U.S. military. What could go wrong?
When the world’s collective knowledge is at our fingertips, what becomes of education?
Its exclusion from curricula is an abdication of colleges’ mission.
A noted sociologist explores a loaded term.
Potty training a cat tests John Dewey's theory of learning.
Scholars must find the courage to defend the field and preserve its independence.
Student protesters are anti-intellectual. But it’s not their fault.
Would the brilliant career of the literary scholar Geoffrey Hartman be possible in today's utility-minded university?
The French Resistance is ready for its historical close-up.
Sure, you’ve worked hard for your academic standing. But good fortune probably played a role too.
A credential rooted in the 17th century needs a makeover for the 21st.
A conversation with the geobiologist A. Hope Jahren, author of the memoir Lab Girl, on women, research, and life in the lab.
After hundreds of years of oblivion, antiquarianism has returned. It’s about time.
Their tolerance of censorship reflects their generation’s life experience.
They ignore the role of race.
Gulliver's strangest voyage yet.
The commodification of art has become more than a matter of cultural debate. It should be subject to political scrutiny.
The relationship between political diversity and intellectual diversity is, at best, tenuous.
Historical analogies should expand our political imagination, not foreclose the future.
Today’s literary scholars can learn from the generalist Erich Auerbach.
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