Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
April 1, 2015

A figure in the pantheon of cinema -- and a gourmand extraordinaire. Scott McLemee reviews a new study of the great director's body of work.

March 18, 2015

A handbook used by generations of students around the world is finally out in English. Scott McLemee recommends How to Write a Thesis.

March 11, 2015

Walt Whitman thought Americans needed free, authoritative textbooks. Scott McLemee interviews two historians who've answered that call for undergrads.

March 4, 2015

The age of print is giving way to the digital age... right? Scott McLemee looks into a scholar’s alternative perspective.

February 25, 2015

A new graduate program aims to train the next generation of architects of the public-intellectual infrastructure. Scott McLemee has a look at some of the blueprints.

February 18, 2015

Social hierarchy is a touchy subject. Scott McLemee looks at a sociologist's study of wedding across class lines.

February 11, 2015

Smoking is cool, sophisticated, sexy and enjoyable. Plus, it can kill you. Scott McLemee looks at a study of how students try to split the difference.

February 4, 2015

After hundreds of columns in the course of the past decade, Intellectual Affairs takes stock. Scott McLemee wonders whatever became of Ivan Tribble.

January 28, 2015

The new site 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication charts the tech explosion. Scott McLemee has a look.

January 14, 2015

Some online political discussions lead to offline mobilizations and others don't. Scott McLemee looks at a sociological study of the difference that anonymity makes.

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April 1, 2015

A figure in the pantheon of cinema -- and a gourmand extraordinaire. Scott McLemee reviews a new study of the great director's body of work.

March 18, 2015

A handbook used by generations of students around the world is finally out in English. Scott McLemee recommends How to Write a Thesis.

March 11, 2015

Walt Whitman thought Americans needed free, authoritative textbooks. Scott McLemee interviews two historians who've answered that call for undergrads.

March 4, 2015

The age of print is giving way to the digital age... right? Scott McLemee looks into a scholar’s alternative perspective.

February 25, 2015

A new graduate program aims to train the next generation of architects of the public-intellectual infrastructure. Scott McLemee has a look at some of the blueprints.

February 18, 2015

Social hierarchy is a touchy subject. Scott McLemee looks at a sociologist's study of wedding across class lines.

February 11, 2015

Smoking is cool, sophisticated, sexy and enjoyable. Plus, it can kill you. Scott McLemee looks at a study of how students try to split the difference.

February 4, 2015

After hundreds of columns in the course of the past decade, Intellectual Affairs takes stock. Scott McLemee wonders whatever became of Ivan Tribble.

January 28, 2015

The new site 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication charts the tech explosion. Scott McLemee has a look.

January 14, 2015

Some online political discussions lead to offline mobilizations and others don't. Scott McLemee looks at a sociological study of the difference that anonymity makes.

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