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Jul 20, 2018
British students paint over the Kipling poem "If" with one by Maya Angelou, citing the British writer's poem "White Man's Burden" and "a plethora of other work that sought to legitimate the British Empire’s presence in India and de-humanize people of color."

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July 20, 2018
British students paint over the Kipling poem "If" with one by Maya Angelou, citing the British writer's poem "White Man's Burden" and "a plethora of other work that sought to legitimate the British Empire’s presence in India and de-humanize people of color."
April 14, 2017
A petition at Yale University signifies that now is the time for English departments to teach new kinds of poetry -- and to teach the old kinds in new ways, writes Eric Weiskott.
January 4, 2016
Market looks tight and getting worse for job seekers in English, foreign languages, history and philosophy. But a major social science field -- economics -- is doing a lot of hiring.
April 24, 2015
In honor of National Poetry Month, Carolyn Foster Segal recounts a reading to which precious few verse lovers flocked.
October 29, 2014
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.
July 28, 2014
William Major challenges the way market economics have been used to justify priorities in higher education.
June 26, 2014
How can institutions best preserve digital research resources? A report years in the making says it depends on the institution.
June 24, 2014
The MLA's proposed reforms for graduate education need to be challenged, write 10 humanities scholars.
April 28, 2014
Author of new book explains why no one case can be made for the importance of the humanities -- and why the arguments must be different in America and Britain.
February 11, 2014
Rosemary G. Feal offers her perspective on what happened at an MLA meeting that received exceptional public scrutiny.  

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