Humanities

Germany's Humboldt University tries to return to its interdisciplinary roots

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Humboldt University of Berlin was founded to train students to think beyond single fields. After shifting away from the model, it has recently started a series of programs to encourage it.

Divisions within Hypatia's editorial board lead to the resignations of top editors

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Divisions within the journal’s editorial board, sparked by an article on transgenderism, lead to the resignations of top editors and suspension of associate editorial board.

Sikh scholar harassed over photo of another man in front of Trump Tower

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Conservative website used photo of someone else raising both middle fingers to Trump Tower.

Veterans, Globalized: Veterans and Their Societies in International Perspective

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Mon, 03/26/2018 to Wed, 03/28/2018

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110 Shenandoah Ave NW Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
Roanoke , Virginia 24016
United States

Author discusses ideas in his new book, 'The Toxic University'

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Author discusses his new book, which argues that politicians and “zombie leadership” in higher education are destroying academic values.

Some 1,500 adjuncts at CUNY win three-year contracts

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CUNY’s faculty union is starting to see returns on a major push of six-year contract battle: three-year appointments for long-serving adjuncts.

TSA ends pilot program of asking passengers to remove books from carry-on luggage

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Pilot program that alarmed faculty members has been abandoned, and there are no plans to restore it, agency says.

Leader in digital humanities discusses forthcoming move from MLA to Michigan State

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Kathleen Fitzpatrick discusses evolution of her fields and a move back to a campus. She’s seen much progress for those who work outside traditional monographs, but also challenges.

Academics alarmed by TSA plans to require books to be removed from carry-on luggage

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Faculty groups alarmed by potential impact of new TSA plan for screening carry-on luggage.

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