The Chronicle Review

The Mythology of Jackson State

The 1970 shootings were about racist police brutality, not the Vietnam War.


An Open Letter to the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College

It was a mistake to invite a racist, xenophobic German philosopher and politician to your conference.


The Wisdom of Hosting a Presidential Debate — or Not

Go for it, says one administrator who’s been through the experience, but only if you can respond with a confident "yes" to four questions.


Weekly Book List, October 27, 2017

Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.


Commentary: Could Apple Computer Have Survived Higher Ed?

Ideas for improving academic culture abound, but too many die on the vine. Universities can change that.


Commentary: How an Experiment in 3-D Printing Illuminated Our Humanities Classroom

The buggy unfamiliarity of the new technology helped students see older media with fresh eyes.


Commentary: A Newer Education for Our Era

We need to teach creativity, collaboration, and adaptability.