An unorthodox anthropologist goes face to face with the enemy.
Philippe-Joseph Salazar spent a year and a half studying ISIS propaganda. His takeaway: Let’s cut our losses and negotiate.
Is radicalized Islam or Islamicized radicalism the menace? Perhaps both.
When 16 black women cadets raised their fists, the gesture inadvertently reflected complex layers of history.
We risk becoming a society of technological prowess and philosophical illiteracy.
In revamping legal education, don’t sacrifice narrative, rhetoric, and the humanities.
Real pages resonate with history the way virtual pages can’t.
His New School sessions in the 1950s were noisy free-for-alls, and a model of how to teach.
The world could use more of Christopher Hitchens’s courage and Isaiah Berlin’s tolerance.
We must decide what knowledge to save for future generations — and how to save it.
Where a professor sees literary irreverence toward religion, his students see heresy.
Does historical memory further peace or incite conflict?
Why is wellness such a dirty word in academe?
In our Googled world, everything’s an entry and nothing’s a discovery.
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.
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