Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
August 8, 2007

Imagine if world's most complete card catalog were just a mouse-click away. Scott McLemee chats with a young programmer who is making it happen.

August 1, 2007

There's a new report on the future of digital publishing in academe. Scott McLemee thinks you should drop everything and read it posthaste.

July 25, 2007

Ever dreamt of weeding out the excess books in your office? Scott McLemee interviews a professor who did the deed.

July 18, 2007

The end is near! Scott McLemee checks on the scholarly response to Harry Potter as devotees await the final chapter.

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.

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July 25, 2007

Ever dreamt of weeding out the excess books in your office? Scott McLemee interviews a professor who did the deed.

July 18, 2007

The end is near! Scott McLemee checks on the scholarly response to Harry Potter as devotees await the final chapter.

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.

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