PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://www.chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ 2017-05-24T11:41:30-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education The Intersectionality Wars http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Intersectionality-Wars/240095 2017-05-21T18:33:00-04:00 The term has gone viral. But what does it mean? By Tom Bartlett A University in Ruins http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-University-in-Ruins/240096 2017-05-21T18:31:00-04:00 The Islamic State is only the latest force to attack the University of Mosul. Can it be revived — again? By Matt Trevithick Policing the Imagination http://www.chronicle.com/article/Policing-the-Imagination/240087 2017-05-17T04:55:00-04:00 Condemning “cultural appropriation” in all forms has dangerous consequences. By Madison Smartt Bell What Is Seth Abramson Trying to Tell Us? http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Is-Seth-Abramson-Trying/240071 2017-05-15T16:47:00-04:00 An avant-garde academic poet permeates the Twittersphere by advancing anti-Trump theories. By Steve Kolowich Richard Florida Explores the Underside of the ‘Creative Class’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Richard-Florida-Explores-the/240068 2017-05-14T18:32:00-04:00 The urbanist who urged struggling cities to lure artists, scientists, and technology workers confronts the pitfalls of that approach. By Jennifer Ruark When Humanists Undermine the Humanities http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-Humanists-Undermine-the/240067 2017-05-14T18:31:00-04:00 In justifying their field, they turn to “critical thinking” and social-science criteria. By Eric Adler The Myth of the Muslim World http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Myth-of-the-Muslim-World/240069 2017-05-14T18:30:00-04:00 The 19th-century European project of constructing a monolithic “Muslim world” was bolstered by Muslim intellectuals themselves, a new book explains. By Asma Afsaruddin Why I’m Fasting With Other Graduate Students at Yale http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-I-m-Fasting-With-Other/240070 2017-05-12T13:06:48-04:00 It’s time to take a stand for insecure workers in academe and beyond. By Alyssa Battistoni Why the Yale Hunger Strike Is Misguided http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-the-Yale-Hunger-Strike-Is/240037 2017-05-09T19:19:28-04:00 It is historically and intellectually inappropriate for Ph.D.’s to use this protest tactic. By Amy Hungerford Why Tuvel’s Article So Troubled Its Critics http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Tuvel-s-Article-So/240029 2017-05-08T18:30:17-04:00 It brought into focus long-simmering tensions between feminist philosophy and the discipline as a whole. By Shannon Winnubst Instagrim: Why Social Media Makes Students Miserable http://www.chronicle.com/article/Instagrim-Why-Social-Media/239983 2017-05-07T18:33:00-04:00 It’s not a digital gathering place so much as a marketing forum. By Donna Freitas Thoreau: The Wild Child at 200 http://www.chronicle.com/article/Thoreau-The-Wild-Child-at-200/239981 2017-05-07T18:33:00-04:00 A superb new biography vivifies not just his searching mind but his restless spirit. By John Kaag How Anarchy Can Save the University http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Anarchy-Can-Save-the/239982 2017-05-07T18:32:00-04:00 Informal networks and freewheeling discussions make the intellectual world go ’round. By David J. Siegel Proud to Be a Taxpayer http://www.chronicle.com/article/Proud-to-Be-a-Taxpayer/239984 2017-05-07T18:31:00-04:00 Contrary to popular perception, Americans take their fiscal obligations seriously. By Josh Mound Academe’s Poisonous Call-Out Culture http://www.chronicle.com/article/Academe-s-Poisonous-Call-Out/240016 2017-05-05T15:30:58-04:00 There are real, imminent threats to freedom and social justice. So why are scholars attacking an ally? By Suzanna Danuta Walters ‘You’re Wrong’: The Case for Intellectual Confrontation http://www.chronicle.com/article/You-re-Wrong-The-Case/239985 2017-05-04T04:55:00-04:00 Not all criticism can be constructive. Some ideas and arguments are genuinely devoid of merit. By Joseph Heath Seek Out Strangers http://www.chronicle.com/article/Seek-Out-Strangers/239901 2017-04-30T18:30:00-04:00 A linguist who lived with a Brazilian tribe in the Amazonian jungle argues against getting too comfortable. By Daniel Everett Here’s Looking at You, ‘Casablanca’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Here-s-Looking-at-You/239905 2017-04-30T18:30:00-04:00 Diversity, solidarity, commitment: 75 years later, a classic still has a lot to teach us. By Michael S. Roth The Christian Agenda Behind Inmate Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Christian-Agenda-Behind/239904 2017-04-30T18:30:00-04:00 For prisoners, learning often comes with evangelical strings attached. By Derek S. Jeffreys The Corporate Assault on Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Corporate-Assault-on/239902 2017-04-30T18:30:00-04:00 It’s part of a broader attack on public services that’s channeled through state legislatures to avoid the national spotlight. By Gordon Lafer