Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
December 21, 2011

A new book reflects on what happens when we revisit familiar works of fiction. Scott McLemee takes a first look.

December 15, 2011

No sooner does disaster strike than the gloating begins. Scott McLemee interviews a scholar who tracks online trolls.

December 7, 2011

A philosopher digs into one of the less appealing emotions. Scott McLemee gives his new book a sniff.

November 30, 2011

Dwight Macdonald didn't suffer kitsch lightly. Scott McLemee revisits a cultural critic with attitude.

November 23, 2011

Two Christian scholars analyze the "parallel culture" of evangelicalism from within. Scott McLemee observes from a distance.

November 9, 2011

An American historian reflects on the human condition -- and on how trying to escape it can make things worse. Scott McLemee investigates.

November 2, 2011

Their slogan is "Literacy, Legitimacy, and Moral Authority." Scott McLemee hears from the book people of Occupy Wall Street.

October 26, 2011

A new documentary explores the life and influence of a major American social critic. Scott McLemee revisits a practical utopian.

October 19, 2011

A new book claims that the notorious emperor Caligula got a bad rap. Scott McLemee scrolls through it.

October 12, 2011

Protest spreads from Wall Street to cities throughout the country. Scott McLemee interviews four professors who are tracking the movement.

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December 21, 2011

A new book reflects on what happens when we revisit familiar works of fiction. Scott McLemee takes a first look.

December 15, 2011

No sooner does disaster strike than the gloating begins. Scott McLemee interviews a scholar who tracks online trolls.

December 7, 2011

A philosopher digs into one of the less appealing emotions. Scott McLemee gives his new book a sniff.

November 30, 2011

Dwight Macdonald didn't suffer kitsch lightly. Scott McLemee revisits a cultural critic with attitude.

November 23, 2011

Two Christian scholars analyze the "parallel culture" of evangelicalism from within. Scott McLemee observes from a distance.

November 2, 2011

Their slogan is "Literacy, Legitimacy, and Moral Authority." Scott McLemee hears from the book people of Occupy Wall Street.

October 19, 2011

A new book claims that the notorious emperor Caligula got a bad rap. Scott McLemee scrolls through it.

October 12, 2011

Protest spreads from Wall Street to cities throughout the country. Scott McLemee interviews four professors who are tracking the movement.

October 5, 2011

Will a new series from Yale University Press aimed at young readers (and the occasional grown-up) catch fire? Scott McLemee takes a look.

September 28, 2011

A new book maps the corporate genome of composition studies. Scott McLemee has a look.

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