The Fool becomes the Grad Student. The Magician becomes the President. The High Priestess becomes the Archivist.
Noam Chomsky, Judith Butler, Kimberlé Crenshaw, and Zadie Smith are among the signatories of a recent Academic Solidarity Statement calling for equal protections across faculty ranks.
Although there are grants — and generous individuals — out there in the world of academia ready to support scholarly publishing, funding an academic journal, from its creation to production to ultimate dissemination, is often still a challenge.
The cultural push towards artifacts with obvious, immediate utility is symptomatic of a culture that fails to place sufficient value on humanistic or artistic pursuits, many of which don’t have tangible or quantifiable benefits.
The problem, which we often write off to the sorts of research agendas women have historically been encouraged to pursue (namely, non-scientific ones), may not be as straightforward as we tend to believe.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has approved an item in the state’s 2014–15 budget that forces two public colleges to spend a combined nearly $70,000 on teaching the US Constitution, Declaration of Independence, and the Federalist papers as punishment for assigning students “gay-themed books,” the Chronicle of Higher Education reported.
CHICAGO — The 102nd conference of the College Art Association (CAA) took place in Chicago last weekend. Thousands of art educators, museum curators, art historians, and even some actual artists gathered at the Hilton Hotel on Michigan Avenue for a four-day gabfest.
Gender browser provides a “multiscale view of gender representation across multiple domains of scholarly publishing.” The picture ain’t pretty.