Humanities

Dean of humanities

Date Announced: 
Wed, 05/10/2017

Wisconsin judge says Marquette was justified in punishing professor for publicly criticizing graduate student by name

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Court says Marquette was justified in punishing a professor for using his blog to criticize a graduate student by name.

In Jefferson Lecture, Martha Nussbaum discusses anger and the politics of blame

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In the 2017 Jefferson Lecture, Martha Nussbaum uses the classics to start a discussion about how we express outrage -- justified or not.

Gap ad raises eyebrows among academics with portrayal of tenure-track fashion

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Response to Gap ad shows perils of attempting to define or monetize academic fashion.

History journal apologizes for assigning review of book on urban education and inequality to someone viewed as a white supremacist

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Leading history journal apologizes for assigning review of book on inequality and urban education issues to a professor viewed by many as a white supremacist.

Coloring book offers academics chance to be creative while poking fun at their lives

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A coloring book from the University of Chicago Press? Yes, and it pokes fun at academe.

Drexel Faculty Senate looks into professor's controversial tweets

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Drexel Faculty Senate is looking into professor's comment on Twitter about wanting to vomit when he saw a passenger in first class on a flight give his seat to a soldier.

Hybrid publishing platform Manifold enters public beta phase

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Manifold, a hybrid publishing platform created by the U of Minnesota Press and CUNY’s Graduate Center, launches in beta form with features supporting experimental scholarly work.

Christian professors circulate letter pledging support to marginalized and vulnerable students

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Liberal campus criticisms of the Trump administration and broader political environment are a dime a dozen. So a new denunciation of promised deportations and other rhetoric from faculty members at Christian and Catholic colleges stands out.

Authors discuss new book on role of Christian universities

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Authors discuss new book on role and purpose of Christian higher education.

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