PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://www.chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ 2018-07-22T14:02:46-04:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Elite Colleges Have No Monopoly on the Liberal Arts http://www.chronicle.com/article/Elite-Colleges-Have-No/243915 2018-07-15T18:30:00-04:00 This polarizing vision of higher education serves politicians and profiteers, not students. By Rachel Buurma and Laura Heffernan Why We Need a More Activist Academy http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-We-Need-a-More-Activist/243924 2018-07-15T18:30:00-04:00 Impartiality bolsters a dangerous status quo. By Jessica F. Green Higher Ed’s Real Productivity Problem http://www.chronicle.com/article/Higher-Ed-s-Real/243867 2018-07-08T19:29:00-04:00 Scholars have absorbed administrators’ obsession with measuring and ranking, and it’s keeping us from taking intellectual risks. By Mitchell Aboulafia All Things Ill-Considered: NPR’s Sexist Blunder http://www.chronicle.com/article/All-Things-Ill-Considered-/243865 2018-07-08T18:10:00-04:00 A public-radio segment on a book by two scholars omits any mention of the female co-author. Oops. By Silke-Maria Weineck The Self-Helpification of Academe http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Self-Helpification-of/243861 2018-07-08T18:00:00-04:00 How feel-good nostrums cover up the university’s cruelty. By Beth Blum The ‘Two Cultures’ Fallacy http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Two-Cultures-Fallacy/243770 2018-07-01T18:30:02-04:00 Stop pitting science and the humanities against each other. By Jennifer Summit and Blakey Vermeule In Lieu of Executions, Graduations http://www.chronicle.com/article/In-Lieu-of-Executions/243771 2018-07-01T18:30:00-04:00 The inside story of education on the inside. By John J. Lennon The Humanities as We Know Them Are Doomed. Now What? http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Humanities-as-We-Know-Them/243769 2018-07-01T18:30:00-04:00 After previous crises, they bounced back. This time is different. By Eric Hayot When Neo-Nazis Love Your Book http://www.chronicle.com/article/When-Neo-Nazis-Love-Your-Book/243746 2018-06-22T17:00:00-04:00 Can a liberal education create enemies of liberalism? By Ronald Beiner Was a Renowned Literary Theorist Also a Spy? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Was-a-Renowned-Literary/243719 2018-06-20T14:00:00-04:00 The strange case of Julia Kristeva. By Richard Wolin How to Keep Violent Speech Off Campus http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Keep-Violent-Speech-Off/243644 2018-06-17T18:30:00-04:00 A common-sense proposal. By Carlin Romano Stop Trying to Sell the Humanities http://www.chronicle.com/article/Stop-Trying-to-Sell-the/243643 2018-06-17T18:30:00-04:00 Arguments that they’re useful are wrong, anti-humanistic, and sure to backfire. By Stanley Fish How the University Became Neoliberal http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-the-University-Became/243622 2018-06-08T13:00:00-04:00 The crises of late capitalism aren’t coming from outside academe: The caller is inside the house. By Andrew Seal Is This the World’s Most Bizarre Scholarly Meeting? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-This-the-World-s-Most/243599 2018-06-06T12:21:00-04:00 What would Noam Chomsky, Deepak Chopra, a very friendly robot, plus a bevy of scientists, mystics, and wannabe scholars do at a fancy resort in Arizona? Perhaps real harm to the field of consciousness studies, for one thing. By Tom Bartlett Do Unions Help Adjuncts? http://www.chronicle.com/article/Do-Unions-Help-Adjuncts-/243566 2018-06-03T18:30:00-04:00 We looked at dozens of collective-bargaining agreements to find out. By Kristen Edwards and Kim Tolley Why Professors Distrust Beauty http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Professors-Distrust-Beauty/243548 2018-06-03T18:00:00-04:00 A shift from the ascetic to the aesthetic is underway. At its center: evolutionary biology. By Charlie Tyson How to Fix the Adjunct Crisis http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Fix-the-Adjunct-Crisis/243535 2018-05-30T15:00:00-04:00 First, recognize that the problem affects you, too. The Criminalization of Knowledge http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Criminalization-of/243501 2018-05-27T18:20:00-04:00 Why the struggle for academic freedom is the struggle for democracy. By Judith Butler Design Thinking Is a Boondoggle http://www.chronicle.com/article/Design-Thinking-Is-a/243472 2018-05-21T17:00:00-04:00 Its adherents think it will save higher ed. They’re delusional. By Lee Vinsel True Confessions of a Reluctant Administrator http://www.chronicle.com/article/True-Confessions-of-a/243438 2018-05-20T18:30:00-04:00 Departmental service sounded like a nightmare. But I could avoid it for only so long. By Thomas Cogswell