July 12, 2005
When real-estate professionals wanted some respect, they created an academic field. Scott McLemee wonders how that worked out for them.
July 7, 2005
Revelations about a player in Watergate have put an end to one mystery. But Scott McLemee wonders if the enigma doesn't linger.
June 28, 2005
Scott McLemee looks for favorite books on his shelves -- none of them about memetics.
June 23, 2005
Scott McLemee on a new book that traces the autobiographical undercurrents in the work of a major contemporary thinker.
June 21, 2005
Scott McLemee remembers the late Jimmy Weinstein, student (and maker) of American radical history.
June 16, 2005
Elaine Showalter considers the Michael Jackson case a replay of the Victorian era's great sex trial. A little analogy is a dangerous thing, Scott McLemee writes.
June 14, 2005
It's great to have lots of ideas for your work-in-progress, says Scott McLemee. It's also a major pain.
June 9, 2005
Academic librarians are quiet ... maybe a little too quiet.
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