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higher education



  • Revise, revise, revise. That’s how history works

    by Jeff Kolnick

    Revisionism is not something to be feared or rejected, nor is it something to be celebrated or revered. It is what historians do, and we do it all the time.



  • Attack on the AHA Couldn’t Be More Wrong

    by Joy Connolly

    "As interim President of a large public graduate school, I believe passionately in providing education that empowers students to make the most of their lives, whether or not they pursue careers in the academy."



  • A Moral Stain on the Profession

    by Daniel Bessner and Michael Brenes

    As the humanities collapse, it’s time to name and shame the culprits.



  • Taking Down ‘Birth of a Nation’

    Chapman University removes posters from prominent places in its film school after students object to centrality of a work full of racism.



  • Being a Black Academic in America

    Featuring short essays by historians Keisha N. Blain, Marcia Chatelain, Gerald Early, Stefan M. Bradley, and Noliwe M. Rook.



  • Why the College-Admissions Scandal Is So Absurd

    by Alia Wong

    For the parents charged in a new FBI investigation, crime was a cheaper and simpler way to get their kids into elite schools than the typical advantages wealthy applicants receive.