A forthcoming book takes a fresh perspective on how poststructuralism conquered America. Scott McLemee checks it out.
A polemical book takes aim at African-American public intellectuals. Scott McLemee represents....
Readers come up with names for the era now winding down. And Scott McLemee looks back on it all....
The decade is winding down. Scott McLemee wonders what it was all about...
Harvard University Press has just issued a book promulgating a JFK assassination conspiracy theory.
Let's put that sentence on the chalkboard and underscore the anthropologically interesting aspects of the situation, shall we? Harvard University Press has just issued a book promulgating a JFK assassination conspiracy theory.
A new book analyzes a famous photograph from Boston anti-busing protests. Scott McLemee takes a pre-post-racial look.
A new film takes an almost hallucinatory look at the protests in Chicago in 1968. Scott McLemee trips into its black holes.
Are there rules for what titles you are permitted to keep on your shelves? Scott McLemee thinks it's all rule of thumb.
Cannibalism and human depravity? Dante would have loved it. Scott McLemee interviews a religious scholar about our fascination with the living dead.
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