March 22, 2018
When historians seek to understand historical matters, asks Gerald R. Beasley, where will they turn for information about the deleted accounts of fake news that may have influenced those events? 
March 20, 2018
Online education is an engine of racial inequality, argue Christopher Newfield and Cameron Sublett, and no good higher ed policy can be created ignoring that fact.

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March 22, 2018
Working with NYC street photographer Donato DiCamillo, San Antonio, Texas, January 2018.
March 22, 2018
Testing had turned the teaching of reading and literature positively kafkaesque


October 14, 2010
Dan Edelstein wonders if elite colleges, by making the undergraduate experience so enticing and expensive, are unintentionally diverting students from the humanities.
October 13, 2010
The C.L.R. James Library stands fast -- and Amazon launches the digital pamphlet. Scott McLemee reports.
October 12, 2010
Antioch College, emerging from the ashes of its involuntary auto de fé, plans to appoint a new president shortly and bring in its first class of new students in the fall of 2011.
October 12, 2010
The student worker in our department office had messed up the committee report so that Page One was tucked between Pages Three and Five, and the last page was missing. A colleague of mine called this problem to her attention. “My bad!” she said cheerfully as she walked away.A pause hung in the air. “Whatever happened to ‘I’m sorry’?” muttered the committee head, and we proceeded without the faulty report.
October 11, 2010
In an excerpt from his new book, Robert Klose wonders where eccentric faculty members have gone.


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