Universities need democracy, and vice versa. An important book shows the 20th century history of that relationship in the United States, and offers a prescription for what we do now that both are imperiled.
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A new study offers — surprise — mostly bad news about the state of Humanities graduate education. Even while we know how important humanistic perspectives are for, well, humanity.
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First in a series on histories made difficult or impossible though war or climate disasters, this post features two historians of Russia and Eastern Europe.
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We are always living through history. For historians, though, the current moment is always a culmination. Revisiting a post from January 2021 in preparation for a series.
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More about books about libraries and librarians, with a compilation of suggested readings.
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Libraries and librarians the world over are complex, diverse, and distinctive — and they make for fascinating reading.
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The crises that US universities are producing in cities are intensifying as fast as others they face. An interview with Davarian Baldwin, author of In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower.
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What does it actually mean to read digitally? Revisiting a 2018 post in light of the ongoing, pandemic-fueled drive to digital.
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