Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
May 26, 2010

University presses are rethinking how they approach the publishing industry's biggest shindig. Scott McLemee reports.

May 19, 2010

The historian Michael Bellesiles is making a comeback. Scott McLemee remembers why he had to leave in the first place.

May 12, 2010

How is intellectual life shaping up in the Obama era? Scott McLemee collects evidence from the news vendor.

May 5, 2010

And then back up again....Scott McLemee looks at new book on the history of reburials.

April 28, 2010

Two applications will make the time you spend online more efficient. Scott McLemee catches up with the pace of innovation.

April 21, 2010

A small humanities journal survives deep budget cuts. Scott McLemee finds out how its editor manages to maintain the publication -- and his own optimism.

April 14, 2010

Seven years ago, Iraq's libraries went up in smoke. Scott McLemee looks at a history of book destruction.

April 7, 2010

A university exhibit and a new book look at David Foster Wallace's life and work. Scott McLemee visits the relics...

March 31, 2010

Is it a tool, a literary genre, or a nervous tic? Scott McLemee jots down some thoughts.

March 24, 2010

Otto Weininger's writings were bizarre, unoriginal and morbid. So why are they classics?

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May 12, 2010

How is intellectual life shaping up in the Obama era? Scott McLemee collects evidence from the news vendor.

May 5, 2010

And then back up again....Scott McLemee looks at new book on the history of reburials.

April 28, 2010

Two applications will make the time you spend online more efficient. Scott McLemee catches up with the pace of innovation.

April 21, 2010

A small humanities journal survives deep budget cuts. Scott McLemee finds out how its editor manages to maintain the publication -- and his own optimism.

April 14, 2010

Seven years ago, Iraq's libraries went up in smoke. Scott McLemee looks at a history of book destruction.

April 7, 2010

A university exhibit and a new book look at David Foster Wallace's life and work. Scott McLemee visits the relics...

March 31, 2010

Is it a tool, a literary genre, or a nervous tic? Scott McLemee jots down some thoughts.

March 24, 2010

Otto Weininger's writings were bizarre, unoriginal and morbid. So why are they classics?

March 17, 2010

The decision to honor a work in religious studies has provoked controversy. Scott McLemee meditates on the protest.

March 10, 2010

A recent book on Depression-era culture is both lively and all too timely. Scott McLemee interviews its author.

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