Humanities

University of Memphis boosts adjunct pay, but it remains low

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U of Memphis is winning praise for giving adjuncts first raise in three decades -- and a large percentage increase at that. But adjunct pay will still be close to minimum wage.

Conference explores humanities labs

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Conference delves into best practices and rationale for the institutions.

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.

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