Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
October 11, 2006

Was I.F. Stone a subversive or a patriot? Scott McLemee examines the evidence.

October 4, 2006

A graduate student has discovered a previously unknown poem by Robert Frost. Scott McLemee takes a passing glimpse.

September 27, 2006

Is Michael Bérubé a profiteer in the culture wars? Scott McLemee looks at his blog and his new books and the author discusses them in a podcast.

September 20, 2006

A new book by Walter Benn Michaels describes multiculturalism as bolstering economic injustice. Scott McLemee mans the barricades.

September 13, 2006

Is marking up a book a sign of concentration, or just graffiti? Scott McLemee considers the highlights of marginalia.

September 6, 2006

Perhaps 9/11 might have been prevented, but not the conspiracy theories about it. Scott McLemee tries on a shiny new tinfoil hat.

August 30, 2006

After 3 seasons of eloquence and bloodshed, "Deadwood" has come to an end. Scott McLemee looks off into the sunset.

August 23, 2006

Why is America so strange? Scott McLemee interviews a historian with a surprising answer.

August 9, 2006

A public intellectual at Harvard has published a long-awaited collection of essays. Scott McLemee wishes you luck in finding a copy.

August 2, 2006

What is the Future of Minority Studies? Scott McLemee reports, you decide. (And check out audio of his interviews with Satya Mohanty and Paula Moya.)

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September 27, 2006

Is Michael Bérubé a profiteer in the culture wars? Scott McLemee looks at his blog and his new books and the author discusses them in a podcast.

September 20, 2006

A new book by Walter Benn Michaels describes multiculturalism as bolstering economic injustice. Scott McLemee mans the barricades.

September 13, 2006

Is marking up a book a sign of concentration, or just graffiti? Scott McLemee considers the highlights of marginalia.

September 6, 2006

Perhaps 9/11 might have been prevented, but not the conspiracy theories about it. Scott McLemee tries on a shiny new tinfoil hat.

August 30, 2006

After 3 seasons of eloquence and bloodshed, "Deadwood" has come to an end. Scott McLemee looks off into the sunset.

August 23, 2006

Why is America so strange? Scott McLemee interviews a historian with a surprising answer.

August 9, 2006

A public intellectual at Harvard has published a long-awaited collection of essays. Scott McLemee wishes you luck in finding a copy.

August 2, 2006

What is the Future of Minority Studies? Scott McLemee reports, you decide. (And check out audio of his interviews with Satya Mohanty and Paula Moya.)

July 19, 2006

America has lots of conservative pundits. But thinkers? Not so much. Scott McLemee recalls one of the few.

July 12, 2006

The academic blogosphere has no home base. Scott McLemee has a vision of the not too distant future.

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