PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://www.chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ 2017-10-21T13:25:38-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education The University Is Not a Technology http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-University-Is-Not-a/241471 2017-10-17T16:21:19-04:00 Why we shouldn’t rely on data and algorithms to fix the humanities. By Sam Fallon and Len Gutkin Why the FBI Is on Your Campus http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-the-FBI-Is-on-Your-Campus/241458 2017-10-16T16:53:04-04:00 With the commercialization of research and the arrival of thousands of Chinese students, it’s unavoidable. By John Krige The Mythology of Jackson State http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Mythology-of-Jackson/241423 2017-10-15T18:30:00-04:00 The 1970 shootings were about racist police brutality, not the Vietnam War. By Patrick Chura Milo’s Coming http://www.chronicle.com/article/Milo-s-Coming/241422 2017-10-15T18:30:00-04:00 Faculty members, not students, should decide who gets to speak on campus. By Mark Edmundson The Digital-Humanities Bust http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Digital-Humanities-Bust/241424 2017-10-15T18:30:00-04:00 After a decade of investment and hype, what has the field accomplished? Not much. By Timothy Brennan How Not to Dismantle the Old-Boy Network http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Not-to-Dismantle-the/241445 2017-10-13T10:41:08-04:00 Inviting more voices into the academic conversation can be anti-academic. By Stanley Fish Academe’s Prestige Problem http://www.chronicle.com/article/Academe-s-Prestige-Problem/241432 2017-10-12T11:00:00-04:00 Professors and aspiring professors are complicit in perpetuating a rigged system. By Maximillian Alvarez The CIA’s Favorite College President http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-CIA-s-Favorite-College/241406 2017-10-10T12:01:00-04:00 Graham Spanier rolled out the red carpet for the intelligence services to conduct covert operations involving colleges. By Daniel Golden Stop Calling Me ‘Independent Scholar’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/Stop-Calling-Me-Independent/241376 2017-10-08T18:30:00-04:00 There are no “independent lawyers” or “independent businesswomen.” By Megan Kate Nelson What Allan Bloom Got Right http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Allan-Bloom-Got-Right/241375 2017-10-08T18:30:00-04:00 Thirty years after The Closing of the American Mind, universities are in worse shape — and more in need of its lessons than ever. By Todd Gitlin How the Academic Elite Reproduces Itself http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-the-Academic-Elite/241374 2017-10-08T16:30:00-04:00 Publishing was invented to cure academe of patronage and patrimony. It’s failed. By Andrew Piper and Chad Wellmon The Education of Ta-Nehisi Coates http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Education-of-Ta-Nehisi/241356 2017-10-02T16:00:00-04:00 His grasp of American history has earned him some admirers in the academy — and a few influential critics. By Jordan Michael Smith Choosing Fear http://www.chronicle.com/article/Choosing-Fear/241305 2017-10-01T18:30:00-04:00 How a terrifying highway incident shaped a psychologist’s career. By Abigail Marsh The Crisis of Civic Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Crisis-of-Civic-Education/241302 2017-10-01T18:30:00-04:00 Colleges have fallen short on one of their most important missions. By Derek Bok Democracy’s Disappearance http://www.chronicle.com/article/Democracy-s-Disappearance/241303 2017-10-01T18:30:00-04:00 Reversing the disintegration of the curriculum is the first step in restoring the American idea.  By Roosevelt Montás The Essential English Department http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Essential-English/241119 2017-10-01T18:30:00-04:00 Divining the meaning of a text isn’t a frivolous act — it’s an essential skill in an enlightened democracy. By Geoffrey Galt Harpham Take Back the Ivory Tower http://www.chronicle.com/article/Take-Back-the-Ivory-Tower/241304 2017-10-01T18:30:00-04:00 It’s up to the academy to create citizens moved by more than tribe and gut. By Alice Dreger An Antidote for American Amnesia http://www.chronicle.com/article/An-Antidote-for-American/241337 2017-10-01T18:30:00-04:00 Tiya Miles maps forgotten corners of slave history. By Marc Parry Civil Debate Is Fine. Protest Is Even Better. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Civil-Debate-Is-Fine-Protest/241297 2017-09-26T16:58:54-04:00 What Jeff Sessions gets wrong about campus speech and student activism. By Stefan M. Bradley The Undocumented Alphabet http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Undocumented-Alphabet/241246 2017-09-24T18:59:00-04:00 A selection from Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer: Undocumented Vignettes From a Pre-American Life. By Alberto Ledesma