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Activism in the Academy: #Ferguson2MLA and BDS

David Palumbo-Liu | Posted 03.14.2015 | College
David Palumbo-Liu

Younger scholars are both energized by the new forms of knowledge they are discovering and producing, and also more activist and engaged, less complacent in their academic lives. They also see the direct connection their academic subjects have with real life crises.

This Craigslist Sexual Fantasy Is Perfect For Grammar Nerds

Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

If your ideal man is a grammar nerd who's interested in roleplay, we've found the guy for you. A 37-year-old attendee at this year's Modern Langua...

The Modern Language Association 2011: Literature and Language Professors and Their Profession

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

"Check out my membership!" exclaimed Shawn Doubiago, adjunct professor at University of San Francisco and Berkeley Community College. Doubiago held ou...

Inviting Jamie Oliver to Lunch

Megan Chernin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Megan Chernin

We have our work cut out for us as we constantly struggle to keep our students safe, our schools clean, and our teachers employed.

7 Steps to Writing That Knockout Final Paper

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

Whether you are in the sciences or humanities, there are a handful of objective steps to communication that you need to master.

What Did I Do Wrong? Why that A Paper Is a B-

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

Universities and colleges have a highly contested, often esoteric set of grading systems and each professor has a singular, usually insular approach to assessment.