PicoFeed The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://www.chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ 2017-02-25T18:00:15-05:00 The Chronicle of Higher Education Don’t Blame Tenured Academics for the Adjunct Crisis http://www.chronicle.com/article/Don-t-Blame-Tenured/239268 2017-02-22T12:45:50-05:00 The broader economy explains the exploitation in the humanities. By Blaine Greteman An Economic Prophet for Our Time http://www.chronicle.com/article/An-Economic-Prophet-for-Our/239211 2017-02-19T18:45:00-05:00 Karl Polanyi knew the market couldn’t solve all ills. History is proving him correct. By Patrick Iber Lessons in Perspective http://www.chronicle.com/article/Lessons-in-Perspective/239212 2017-02-19T18:39:00-05:00 Some you learn over weeks, others you learn over decades. By Michael Bérubé History in a Time of Crisis http://www.chronicle.com/article/History-in-a-Time-of-Crisis/239208 2017-02-19T18:30:30-05:00 To counter autocracy, question inevitability and practice empathy. By Paul A. Kramer How a New Field Could Help Save the Humanities http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-New-Field-Could-Help/239209 2017-02-19T18:30:30-05:00 A cohesive history of the humanities would complement the history of science. By Rens Bod Comics Studies Comes of Age http://www.chronicle.com/article/Comics-Studies-Comes-of-Age/239213 2017-02-19T18:30:30-05:00 But is the existence of a canon calcifying the field? By Lee Konstantinou Against Relevance http://www.chronicle.com/article/Against-Relevance/239207 2017-02-19T18:30:00-05:00 When educators desperately pursue it, what are we lionizing? By Matthew Braswell How Not to Fight Islamophobia http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Not-to-Fight-Islamophobia/239205 2017-02-16T04:55:00-05:00 Where was the outrage when spying on mosques became commonplace, or when it became legal for the president to assassinate anyone he deemed an "imminent threat"? By Nazia Kazi The Shaky Science of Microaggression http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Shaky-Science-of/239150 2017-02-12T06:26:24-05:00 An Emory psychologist says the idea’s influence has outstripped the theory it’s based on. By Tom Bartlett College Is Too Late to Teach Free Speech http://www.chronicle.com/article/College-Is-Too-Late-to-Teach/239147 2017-02-12T06:23:24-05:00 First Amendment values should be fostered in K-12. By Catherine J. Ross Why Great Critics Make Disastrous Judgments http://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-Great-Critics-Make/239149 2017-02-12T06:23:24-05:00 Voltaire thought Shakespeare "a drunken savage," and Mencken dismissed Gatsby as an improbable "glorified anecdote." By Joseph Luzzi 'The Great Shame of Our Profession' http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Great-Shame-of-Our/239148 2017-02-12T06:23:24-05:00 How the humanities survive on exploitation. By Kevin Birmingham A Philosopher of Otherness Dies When He’s Needed Most http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Philosopher-of-Otherness-/239178 2017-02-10T12:25:37-05:00 Difference can inspire wonder or fear. For Tzvetan Todorov, it was the former. By Robert Zaretsky What It Feels Like to Live in Limbo http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-It-Feels-Like-to-Live-in/239139 2017-02-08T04:50:00-05:00 An arbitrary stroke of one man’s pen determines an immigrant’s fate. By Loubna El Amine Your Students Crave Moral Simplicity. Resist. http://www.chronicle.com/article/Your-Students-Crave-Moral/239075 2017-02-05T18:30:47-05:00 Colleges should reveal to students the world’s rich ethical complexities. By Lyell Asher The NAS Responds to Stanley Fish’s Critique http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-NAS-Responds-to-Stanley/239081 2017-02-05T18:00:31-05:00 The National Association of Scholars defends its report on the New Civics. Devout Atheists http://www.chronicle.com/article/Devout-Atheists/239078 2017-02-05T18:00:31-05:00 In the 19th century, they generally lived in cowed silence. But a new book recalls a few who spoke out. By Seth Perry ‘I Have Multiple Loves’ http://www.chronicle.com/article/I-Have-Multiple-Loves-/239077 2017-02-03T10:00:00-05:00 Carrie Jenkins makes the philosophical case for polyamory. By Moira Weigel What Tames Inequality? Violence and Mayhem http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Tames-Inequality-/239074 2017-02-02T04:50:00-05:00 Well-meaning policy adjustments won’t do the trick, history shows. By Walter Scheidel An Academic Boycott Is the Wrong Way to Fight Trump http://www.chronicle.com/article/An-Academic-Boycott-Is-the/239061 2017-01-31T13:31:58-05:00 As tempting as it may be, such an embargo would deny the very values it attempts to protect. By Cary Nelson