Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
July 11, 2007

Followers of "the best economist in the world today" are coming to your campus. Scott McLemee reads their literature without giggling.

June 27, 2007

The cliché of the absent-minded, asexual professor is dead. Scott McLemee looks at "the new academic stereotype."

June 20, 2007

A prominent librarian utters dire warnings about new media. Scott McLemee hits the books.

June 13, 2007

The late Richard Rorty was a pragmatist philosopher and a generous soul. Scott McLemee looks back....

June 6, 2007

As the HBO classic comes to an end, Scott McLemee revisits an early analysis of the gangster as American archetype.

May 30, 2007

Heading to the publishing world's biggest gathering, Scott McLemee reviews a hard-hitting analysis of American literary culture, academic and otherwise.

May 23, 2007

Looking for a brief holiday from total seriousness? Scott McLemee checks into some good destinations for a mental vacation.

May 16, 2007

Did a postmodern theorist conceal his Stalinist past? Scott McLemee looks down the memory hole.

May 9, 2007

How much excitement can you take? Scott McLemee looks at some scholarly scandals that seem faintly familiar.

April 25, 2007

If college leaders want to learn how to recruit female scientists, they might want to visit the U. of Maryland-Baltimore County.


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