A Canadian doctoral student at Oxford University shares some of his initial thoughts on the graduate experience at the oldest university in the English-speaking world.
Monthly Archives: September 2008
Lucien X. Polastron, Books on Fire: The Destruction of Libraries Throughout History, translator: Jon E. Graham (Rochester, Vermont: Inner Traditions, 2007); Fernando Baez, A Universal History of the Destruction of Books, translator: Alfred MacAdam (New York: Atlas & Co, 2008).
Duke University’s John Herd Thompson explores how academic historians always lose when taking on filmmakers and their depiction of the past
In this excerpt adapted from his recent book, How The University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation (NYU Press, 2008), Marc Bousquet explores the relationship of mass higher education in the United States to a global shift toward precarious employment.
In a wide-ranging conversation, First Nations University professor Jo-Ann Episkenew and Simon Fraser University professor Deanna Reder discuss the realities and challenges faced by Aboriginal academics and students in Canadian universities.