Volume 60, Issue 22: February 14, 2014

February 10, 2014


The Chronicle Review

  • How Iowa Flattened Literature

    With help from the CIA, Paul Engle’s writing students battled Communism and eggheaded abstraction. The damage to writing still lingers.

  • Queer 

    The orthodoxies of church and gay activists alike threaten enlightened views of sexuality and gender.

  • Whither Paper? Premium Link

    Recent books highlight the counternarrative of the hard copy’s "durable glories."

  • In Loco Maternis Premium Link

    The memory of a date gone wrong prompts thoughts on the responsibilities of women who lead colleges.

  • Have Genes, Will Travel Premium Link

    The evolutionary biologist Alan de Queiroz argues that some species’ development involved serious mileage.