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Interview with author of new book about American intellectualism

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Author discusses her new book, Reimagining Popular Notions of American Intellectualism.

British academics consider why they were ignored in Brexit debate

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An often anti-intellectual campaign to leave the European Union triumphed, leaving scholars in Britain wondering why so many appear to distrust them.

AAUP sessions center on professors' role and responsibilities regarding classroom conversations about race

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AAUP sessions center on faculty members' role and responsibilities regarding classroom conversations about race.

Most working in British higher education oppose Brexit

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Poll of faculty members and administrators in British higher education finds they want their country to remain in E.U.

Author discusses his new book about why higher education matters

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Author discusses his new book about why higher education still matters.

British universities report some job candidates won't accept offers while EU vote is pending

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Some British universities report that faculty job candidates don't want to commit until after the vote on the European Union.

2016 Society of Fellows Annual Weissbourd Conference

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Thu, 05/19/2016 to Fri, 05/20/2016

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1212 E. 59th Street, Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd Floor Theater
Chicago , Illinois 60637
United States

Ken Burns uses Jefferson Lecture to defend the humanities and the role of narrative

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Ken Burns, in the Jefferson Lecture, champions fields that are under attack -- and speaks of the value of narratives.

Students and alumni at William Carey demand answers on dismissal of tenured faculty member

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Students and alumni at William Carey University want to know why a tenured faculty member was dismissed. Some fear it is because he taught Genesis as divine but not literal.

Article critical of transgender movement sets off debate about 'The Antioch Review'

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Essay in noted literary journal infuriates many, but college has rejected calls to remove it, citing principles of free expression.

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