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May 21, 2018
If nothing else, we should offer a deeper and more meaningful connection to our institutions than sitting for hours in a sports arena, waiting to hear one's name called, argues Jonathan Beecher Field.
May 18, 2018
The struggle between piety and libido in the age of mechanical reproduction is at the core of Amy Werbel's Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock, writes Scott McLemee.

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May 21, 2018
Which approach to diversity – the langue of power and privilege, or the language of American capaciousness – is better for multiculturalism?
May 20, 2018
The value of faculty spaces.  

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February 18, 2010
Colleges shouldn't be afraid of adding theological approaches to the dominant sociological or historical focus, writes Adam Kotsko.
February 17, 2010
An academic autobiography that's not at all self-centered? Scott McLemee looks into an interesting composition.
February 16, 2010
Scholars should move beyond dividing literature by nationality and stop equating literature with literature written in English, writes Dan Edelstein.
February 15, 2010
It was late at night on a spring evening in 2006 at Columbia University, and a dozen of us remained around a table; no one wanted to leave. Earlier I had spoken about how to identify what was and what was not anti-Semitism. This group of progressive Jewish students wanted to keep talking. I had expected their post-presentation conversation to be about Zionism or definitions of anti-Semitism, but what made the students want to stay for that last hour was a discussion about the college experience itself.
February 12, 2010
Why are some departments being eliminated while others are secure? Where will all this pruning leave academe? Meg Worley wonders about the future.

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