Why don't more political scientists study the antiwar movement? Scott McLemee talks to one who does.
Scott McLemee takes a look back at the postmodern thinker and intellectual playboy who inspired "The Matrix."
Getting from academe to the publishing world isn't easy, but Scott McLemee finds some grad students who just might make it.
Will bringing in an inspirational speaker cure the faculty blues? Scott McLemee describes a skirmish in the culture wars.
Thanks to DNA testing, Sally Hemings is fully part of national history. Scott McLemee considers the work of a scholar who fears the real story will be whitewashed.
Gershon Legman thought sexual repression made for a mean and bitter society. Scott McLemee wonders if the culture automatically gets more pleasant when we let it all hang out.
When dissident intellectuals in Iran appeal to colleagues in the U.S. for solidarity, the silence is often deafening. Scott McLemee interviews an activist trying to change that.
Keeping up with the culture is a full-time job. Scott McLemee talks with a professor who does it 24-7.
An occupying army, an Islamic insurgency, and no end in sight.... Scott McLemee looks at two books ripped from the headlines -- of 50 years ago.
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