Japan is like Switzerland in the culture wars, a safe haven where the hostilities raging elsewhere can be observed but avoided
This Homer and Virgil business at Oxford is actually a proxy war
He got grilled about everything else on Wednesday — why not this?
Is it appropriate for federal funds to be used to enroll students at religious schools?
In the age of social media, we have the largest mobs in the history of mankind
Philosophy is ultimately about questioning orthodoxies and challenging taboos
Art history for the age of identity politics
Let’s make 2020 the year cancel culture gets canceled
Hope for Gen Z?
The silence of decent people allows the bullies to get away with it
Is everything rosy in the groves of academe?
Scarcely a month passes without a food-related scandal causing uproar on campus
The students in Romania were doing what students are supposed to do: hearing each side of the argument
Exposing the Unread Library Effect
All thanks to a British higher education union
The Asian American success story catastrophically undermines the assumptions behind affirmative action
While the student journalists deserve criticism, they might benefit from some sympathy as well
It brings no fortune and a great deal of confusion
His style of hands-on direction — honest critique without regard for feelings or compassion — led students to serious artistic breakthroughs
Left-wing professors think it’s their responsibility to open their students’ eyes to injustice
The US has just overtaken Britain in the number of world leaders educated at the country’s universities
Bloom was a working-class Jew from the Bronx who, like Saul Bellow, had autodidactified himself to the gills despite being in the university
‘Come to think of it, no. I’ve never had a patient, once prescribed, go off them’