Books and Publishing
Books and Publishing
Author of new essay collection discusses the intellectual's role in the era of the "post-welfare state university."
Longtime professor Anthony Aveni talks about liberal arts, higher education and what he learned in 50 years of teaching.
Our devices grow ever more efficient, yet our lives only more harried. Scott McLemee reviews a book on the paradox of digital temporality.
In the new book The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel, a key theme is the relationship between anti-Semitism and the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.
He's a canonical figure in American literature, but Edgar Allan Poe's verse has always had its detractors. Scott McLemee considers a quaint and curious volume in his defense.
Given chance to consider bans on same-sex marriage in five states, the Supreme Court refused. Scott McLemee looks at a book on the long backstory.
The American Psychological Association objects to a new book's portrayal of its role in government-sponsored enhanced interrogation practices in post-9/11 years.
Professors and librarians consider the advantages of digital, the reluctance of many tenure committees to look beyond print, and the possibility of paying the costs of publishing works by young scholars.
They die a thousand times, and heroes only once -- but nobody analyzes them. Scott McLemee consults the first history of cowardice
New books on academic freedom and free speech argue that the most serious threats to academic freedom and free speech are coming from within higher education.
New daily online magazine from the digital archive seeks to be "where news meets its scholarly match."
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