Who controls higher education? Henry A. Giroux argues in his new book that academe has ceded too much power to the worlds of business and the military. In The University in Chains: Confronting the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex (Paradigm), he outlines the problems he sees and calls on professors to take back direction of their campuses.
Virginia Tech's creative writing faculty craft guidelines to help instructors and teaching assistants discern writing that may signal danger from prose that is just disturbing.
Poster reading "$160,000" (and more) that appeared on several buildings at Brown is one student's commentary on campus life.
Leaders of evolving field consider how they fit into higher education, business culture, area studies, local economies and the No Child Left Behind era -- and are urged to move beyond "siege mentality."
Scholars consider how to get more engaged in the political process -- and how to fend off attacks on what they do.
Drexel instructors create a program that combines experiential assignments with a hybrid format.
Vandalism or clarion call? The University of California at Santa Barbara discovers a postmodern surprise all over campus after Thanksgiving break.
As MLA convention approaches and interviews loom, a mixed picture emerges for key humanities disciplines.
More literary and cultural studies scholars focus on age and the way generations are defined -- and consider why such issues have largely been ignored.
Grant allows 5 presses to set up joint operations for copy editing, design, layout and typesetting -- creating savings that will allow release of more books.
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