Just because an African-American author turns out to be white doesn't mean that scholarship on her is any less creative....
When last weekend's conference at Cardozo Law was first announced, the title was given simply as "Derrida/America." Only while standing in the lobby did I learn the subtitle, "The Present State of America's Europe," from the official brochure containing the final schedule. The original title had been nagging away at my memory for several days.
Scholars gather to mourn and praise a hero to many. But was he also an influence in the Bush administration?
Fifty years after it appeared, a classic history on academic freedom seems far too timely, writes Scott McLemee.
Scott McLemee takes a look at something more often practiced than theorized.
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