PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://www.chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ 2017-12-14T13:58:43-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education How Colleges Silence Eccentrics http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Colleges-Silence/242037 2017-12-12T15:00:00-05:00 Speech codes impose impossible behavioral standards on people with personality quirks or mental “disorders.” By Geoffrey Miller Can Sexual Predators Be Good Scholars? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Can-Sexual-Predators-Be-Good/242002 2017-12-07T14:00:00-05:00 Making sense of the relationship between bad men and bad ideas. By Becca Rothfeld To Promote Free Speech on Campus, Lose the Piety http://www.chronicle.com/article/To-Promote-Free-Speech-on/241969 2017-12-04T12:55:00-05:00 The case for free speech must be made with appropriate sensitivity to the perspective of its critics. By Leon Botstein College and the End of Upward Mobility http://www.chronicle.com/article/Collegethe-End-of-Upward/241916 2017-12-03T18:30:00-05:00 Higher education has widened the gap between the wealthy and the rest. By Richard V. Reeves Higher Ed’s Dysfunctional Devotion to Meritocracy http://www.chronicle.com/article/Higher-Ed-s-Dysfunctional/241917 2017-12-03T18:30:00-05:00 Social and economic chasms in our country are growing wider, and higher education is part of the problem. By Wilfred M. McClay Confessions of an Admissions Officer http://www.chronicle.com/article/Confessions-of-an-Admissions/241919 2017-12-03T18:30:00-05:00 The process can make a fool or liar out of anyone. By Jason England What I Know About My Students http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-I-Know-About-My-Students/241920 2017-12-03T18:30:00-05:00 My classrooms are filled with farm kids and military vets. They know how to work hard, care about a job well done, and view education as a privilege. By Rachel Toor Absent-Minded Professor — or Inconsiderate Boor? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Absent-Minded-Professor-or/241780 2017-11-19T18:30:00-05:00 The stereotype of the forgetful fuddy-duddy masks insensitivity to others. By Joseph Heath Academic Life Isn’t as Modern as You Might Think http://www.chronicle.com/article/Academic-Life-Isn-t-as/241785 2017-11-19T18:30:00-05:00 Its conditions eerily reflect those of 19th-century Hapsburg army officers. By Jacob Mikanowski How a Skeptic Became a Stoic http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-Skeptic-Became-a-Stoic/241784 2017-11-19T18:30:00-05:00 How Massimo Pigliucci became the new face of an ancient philosophy. By Jack Meserve Academe’s in Distress. Become a Stoic. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Academe-s-in-Distress/241782 2017-11-19T18:30:00-05:00 The Stoics are useful when things are going well, but they’re at the top of their game when things fall apart. By Clancy Martin How Free Speech Works for White Academics http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Free-Speech-Works-for/241781 2017-11-16T10:30:00-05:00 They are given a platform for their ideas, even when it is clear that the ideas don’t measure up. By Brittney Cooper Is This Professor ‘Putin’s American Apologist’? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-This-Professor-Putin-s/241777 2017-11-15T00:00:00-05:00 How Stephen F. Cohen became the most controversial Russia expert in America. By Jordan Michael Smith D.C.’s Newest Museum Has a Provenance Problem http://www.chronicle.com/article/DC-s-Newest-Museum-Has-a/241763 2017-11-14T00:00:00-05:00 The Museum of the Bible is poised to welcome throngs of visitors. But a cloud hangs over its collection. By Tom Bartlett What’s Fueling the Free-Speech Wars? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-s-Fueling-the/241728 2017-11-09T14:07:48-05:00 Readers react to a recent essay blaming students and college leaders for undermining campus freedoms. What Do You Think Fuels the Campus-Speech Wars? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Do-You-Think-Fuels-the/241674 2017-11-05T18:30:00-05:00 David Bromwich argues that college administrators and faculty members “sympathize with the rule-breakers.” Do you disagree? Tell us why here. What New Book Are You Most Excited About? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-New-Book-Are-You-Most/241639 2017-11-05T18:30:00-05:00 Eleven scholars tell us about new and forthcoming books they’re looking forward to reading. The New Campus Censors http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-New-Campus-Censors/241637 2017-11-05T18:30:00-05:00 Students are leading the assault on free speech — and faculty members and administrators are enabling them. By David Bromwich ‘Digital’ Is Not the Opposite of ‘Humanities’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Digital-Is-Not-the/241634 2017-11-01T13:50:00-04:00 The digital humanities hasn’t gone bust. It’s just getting started. By Sarah E. Bond, Hoyt Long, and Ted Underwood There Is No Such Thing as ‘the Digital Humanities’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/There-Is-No-Such-Thing-as/241633 2017-11-01T12:36:00-04:00 So what do hit pieces on the field seek to accomplish? By Eric Weiskott