May 5, 2017

Volume 63, Issue 35

The Chronicle Review

Demographics and budgets are forcing the workhorses of higher education to reinvent themselves. But political realities have a way of hampering change.

It’s part of a broader attack on public services that’s channeled through state legislatures to avoid the national spotlight.

A linguist who lived with a Brazilian tribe in the Amazonian jungle argues against getting too comfortable.

Diversity, solidarity, commitment: 75 years later, a classic still has a lot to teach us.

For prisoners, learning often comes with evangelical strings attached.

Arendt, Didion, and Sontag exchanged sentimentality for tough truths, but at considerable cost.