Dec 13, 2021
How a dispute over pandemic-era funding for graduate education is putting the entire department’s future at risk.


July 5, 2013
Five professors in the field answer criticism that they say is based on an out-of-date idea about what goes on in their classrooms.
June 27, 2013
University of Colorado board votes to survey state of political diversity, with focus on Boulder campus. Will the responses help anyone?
June 19, 2013
Amid talk of outcomes-based education, a new report from the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences stresses the disciplines' role in long-term career success and international competitiveness.
May 22, 2013
The original search for the fountain of youth didn't pan out -- but a new one is under way. Scott McLemee considers "The Longevity Seekers."
May 1, 2013
Machines are "reading" novels that literary historians would otherwise never get to. Scott McLemee considers the results and prospects of "Macroanalysis."
April 30, 2013
Disciplines that are under siege would do well to reject the models for their fields that were created by elite universities and that scare off students and the public, write Chris Buczinsky and Robert Frodeman.
April 5, 2013
Serving on the board of a state humanities council, where she judged proposals designed for public impact, left Paula M. Krebs rethinking the way she argues on behalf of the humanities in academe.
March 27, 2013
Sure, digital humanists can count how often Huckleberry Finn says "ain't," but that's not the point. Scott McLemee looks at a caricature -- and the real thing.
March 7, 2013
Budget cuts? Politicians questioning disciplines' "relevance"? It's not just the U.S. But at international education gathering, a business school offers hope to those who value literature and history.
March 4, 2013
Scholars in the humanities have a money-making tradition to draw upon, and they should embrace it, writes Richard Utz.


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