Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
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.

July 5, 2006

University presses now have a chance for their books to reach larger audiences. Scott McLemee wonders when they'll start taking it....

June 28, 2006

Old controversies don't die; they eventually come back for more. Scott McLemee links up the loose ends from previous columns.

June 21, 2006

Last week, academic publishers met to grapple with the digital age. Scott McLemee takes a look at the strategic plan.

June 14, 2006

Admit it: You sometimes consult Wikipedia. Scott McLemee wonders if you should write for it, too.

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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.

July 5, 2006

University presses now have a chance for their books to reach larger audiences. Scott McLemee wonders when they'll start taking it....

June 28, 2006

Old controversies don't die; they eventually come back for more. Scott McLemee links up the loose ends from previous columns.

June 21, 2006

Last week, academic publishers met to grapple with the digital age. Scott McLemee takes a look at the strategic plan.

June 14, 2006

Admit it: You sometimes consult Wikipedia. Scott McLemee wonders if you should write for it, too.

June 7, 2006

The hurried patron spying Why Truth Matters (Continuum) on the new arrivals shelf of a library may assume that it is yet another denunciation of the Republicans. New books defending the “reality-based community” are already thick on the ground – and the publishers' fall catalogs swarm with fresh contributions to the cause.

May 31, 2006

The field of motorcycle studies has its own journal. Scott McLemee goes riding with the Footnote Gang.

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