Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
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.

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.

September 21, 2011

Why do publishers bring out so few books in translation? Scott McLemee interviews someone trying to change things.

September 14, 2011

Politicians and academics occupy different spheres. Scott McLemee looks at a new book on statecraft and scholarship.

September 7, 2011

The anniversary of 9/11 is just ahead, and scholars are weighing in. Scott McLemee does a quick roundup.

August 31, 2011

A global wave of student protests has spread over the past two years. Scott McLemee looks into a new book from the barricades.

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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.

September 21, 2011

Why do publishers bring out so few books in translation? Scott McLemee interviews someone trying to change things.

September 14, 2011

Politicians and academics occupy different spheres. Scott McLemee looks at a new book on statecraft and scholarship.

September 7, 2011

The anniversary of 9/11 is just ahead, and scholars are weighing in. Scott McLemee does a quick roundup.

August 31, 2011

A global wave of student protests has spread over the past two years. Scott McLemee looks into a new book from the barricades.

August 24, 2011

A new book discusses the power and fascination of humiliation. Scott McLemee can't look away.

August 17, 2011

A historian's thoughts on recent American religious history resonate with the campaign season. Scott McLemee looks around the paywall.

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