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August 23, 2019
Peter Martin's The Dictionary Wars: The American Fight Over the English Language shows Noah Webster as the sort of ideologue who's convinced he has a historical mission and carries himself accordingly, writes Scott McLemee.
August 22, 2019
Competition among the viewpoints of various observers, writes John Thelin, ultimately centers on a crucial question: Should academic searches be closed or open?
August 21, 2019
Imprisoned people are desperate to become students, and that desire and economics mandate that we heed their calls, argues Doran Larson.

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August 25, 2019
I see it everywhere I go.
August 25, 2019
With a theory about why academics so anxious about the future of technology and jobs?

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December 9, 2005
Linda Hirshman looks at the stay-at-home Moms of academe and says they need to start using their real power.
December 8, 2005
Publishers and libraries are heading for a future of electronic only journals. Eileen Gifford Fenton and Roger C. Schonfeld offer suggestions to smooth the way.
December 7, 2005
25 years have passed since Louis Althusser went over the edge of sanity. Scott McLemee wonders what keeps drawing scholars into his orbit.
December 6, 2005
Margaret Soltan offers a defense of disciplines in general and English in particular.
December 5, 2005
Margaret Gutman Klosko wants a new approach to college public relations -- and an end to phrases like "investing in the future."

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