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Fair Use Too Often Goes Unused

W hen you are writing a book analyzing images from Kurosawa’s Rashomon, you should include images from the classic 1950 film. The logic behind that seems…

Writing a Book Pre-tenure

Image: by Franz Bonn. Munich: Braun & Schneider, 1888. I wrote a book before I earned tenure — a feat, given the heavy teaching and service load at my…

The Professor Is in: The Book Question

Look here to find previous advice columns from The Professor Is In . Do I need a book for a first job? The answer is — well, there’s more than one, actually.…

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…

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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"…

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