An article about the Modern Languages Association’s annual meeting by Cary Nelson, president of the American Association of University Professors. His new book, No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom, has just been published.
From popmatters.com – It’s easy to tell the difference between a book that is written with genuine passion, and one that’s written to fulfill a contract, or build a curriculum vitae, or fatten a wallet.
The Back Table is a new blog highlighting special collections at the libraries of New York University. This blog was born out of a collective interest among archives and library staff to forge a stronger
The Wall Street Journal reviews Spirituality, Inc.: Religion in the American Workplace by Lake Lambert III. In a country where the line defining the separation of church and state is well drawn—lawsuits over Christmas manger
The Association for Asian American Studies has awarded Jamillah Karim’s American Muslim Women: Negotiating Race, Class, and Gender within the Ummah its 2008 Book Award in Social Sciences! The award will be given out in
By Jonathan Gray As Avatar runs rampant through box office records, it’s also doing a beautiful job of illustrating the key argument of my new book Show Sold Separately: Promos, Spoilers, and Other Media Paratexts,
Hasia R. Diner is the winner of the American Jewish Studies/Celebrate 350 Award for new book from NYU Press, We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence after the Holocaust,