Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
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.

January 7, 2015

The retraction of papers is an embarrassing thing, usually done as quietly as possible -- but not if Retraction Watch can help it. Scott McLemee brings the noise.

December 17, 2014

A new book on jealousy has Scott McLemee taking a backward look.

December 10, 2014

A new book reflects on generation gaps and how they get that way. Scott McLemee takes a look.

December 3, 2014

Scott McLemee considers "The Americans" and a new book on childhood during the Cold War.

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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.

January 7, 2015

The retraction of papers is an embarrassing thing, usually done as quietly as possible -- but not if Retraction Watch can help it. Scott McLemee brings the noise.

December 17, 2014

A new book on jealousy has Scott McLemee taking a backward look.

December 10, 2014

A new book reflects on generation gaps and how they get that way. Scott McLemee takes a look.

December 3, 2014

Scott McLemee considers "The Americans" and a new book on childhood during the Cold War.

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