A Holocaust scholar and philosopher talks about writing, faculty retirement, and scholarly friendships.
Rita Felski on enjoyment, criticism, attachment, and the future of literary studies.
Many doctoral students feel a crisis of purpose amid Covid-19: Should they bother to keep writing?
A doctorate takes time. That's a good thing.
Two disciplines facing particular challenges are education and foreign languages.
An academic-writing specialist answers your questions on time management and productivity.
How to promote your new scholarly book — without a huge budget and without being awkward and/or annoying about it
Many departments are opting to focus funding on current students rather than bringing in a new cohort next fall.
A Johns Hopkins historian, whose new book on Black women’s suffrage is out this month, shares the legal, academic, and artistic influences that come together in her work
An academic-writing specialist tackles your questions about thorny aspects of scholarly productivity during a pandemic
A Harvard social historian of the African diaspora and Atlantic slavery seeks to tell unfamiliar stories “without letting the power of anti-Blackness stand in for Black history.”
‘For some academics, inaccessibility is the coin of the realm. For some, you prove your expertise by restricting your own legibility to as few people as possible.’
Popular writing should be as rigorous as scholarship — but much easier to read
A professor of library science offers advice on how to locate high-quality digital course materials for instructors planning more remote instruction.
Editors and leaders of scholarly presses talk about the impact of Covid-19 on publishing in the months ahead.