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Scholars Talk Writing: Advice From an Editor

Yevgenia Nayberg for The Chronicle Y ou know how you can be listening to someone talk, nodding and thinking, "Yes. Yes. I agree. I know. Duh." — and then they…

Don’t ‘Problematize’ Anything

A year ago, an acquaintance contacted me with an idea for the 2017 annual meeting of the American Historical Association. "I am organizing a few sessions on…

Writing a Book Proposal

Image: Mariano Rivera (2007) / Flickr user Staxringold Graduate students and junior colleagues often ask me for advice on how to navigate the transition from…

Whose Name Goes First?

W e are three colleagues — a humanities scholar, a social scientist, and a physician — who recently made it through a quagmire of disagreement over authorship…

Books (Still) in Print | Inside Higher Ed

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Anatomy of a Hoax

Illustration by Julia Schmalz A t first, no one noticed. When the left-wing cultural-studies journal Social Text released a special issue on "The Science Wars"…

Fake Academe, Looking Much Like the Real Thing

Illustration by Jody Barton The caller ID on my office telephone said the number was from Las Vegas, but when I picked up the receiver I heard what sounded like…

Steven Johnson: By the Book

Steven Johnson Illustration by Jillian Tamaki The author of “Wonderland” says that for a long period, he concentrated on science and technology. “But right…

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