When the Spanish conquered central Mexico in 1521, the gold-loco conquistadores burned the codices of the Aztecs and destroyed their […]
Category Archive: academia
Baumbach’s ambitious adaptation of a book by a difficult-to-adapt author comes up short.
From hiring to curriculum and back again, an Anglo settler-colonial regime still permeates higher ed — despite the long movement for Ethnic Studies and greater inclusivity.
It is highly unusual for this to happen, but the reader reports for In Search of the Third Bird, forthcoming from MIT Press, have leaked.
One former PhD student’s harrowing experience points to an opaque and capricious system.
Le Carré elevated quit lit into something sublime and deserving of literary awards, unlike my overwrought internet Weltschmertz.
Irony prevails when the person formerly in charge of the Empire’s security apparatus, which kidnapped and deported upwards of 2 million people under her reign, is now threatening to fire a bunch of bookworms and science enthusiasts for withholding grades.
I was in my first year or so in a PhD program when I realized something weird. A […]