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Fall 2014 Academic Questions Highlights Western Culture and Tradition

Aug 14, 2014 by NAS |

The fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions offers special essays, poetry, and reviews that illimune the foundations of Western tradition.

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Small Latin, and Less Greek

Aug 13, 2014 by Bruce S. Thornton |

Bruce Thornton, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor at California State University, Fresno, reviews Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations by Mary Beard.

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Acknowledging Things of Darkness: Postcolonial Criticism of The Tempest

Aug 11, 2014 by Duke Pesta |

In the Fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions, Duke Pesta, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, writes on the limitations of postcolional criticism.

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Verdicts: Summer 2014 AQ Offers Judgments on Scholars’ Contributions to Academia

May 30, 2014 by NAS |

The summer 2014 issue of Academic Questions, “Verdicts,” offers a few judgments, positive and negative, on contributions of some prominent figures in recent academic and scholarly history.

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The Unemancipated Country: Eugene Genovese’s Discovery of the Old South

May 16, 2014 by Robert L. Paquette |

Robert Paquette reflects on Eugene Genovese's long career and contributions to history and political economy. 

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Learning to Fight

May 15, 2014 by David French |

Does military school prepare officers for battle, or for administration? 

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New Book: End of Academic Freedom

May 09, 2014 by NAS |

Three scholars have written a new book that identifies the forces that are subverting higher education's mission.

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SPLC: Usefulness Outlived?

Mar 28, 2014 by George Yancey |

Academic Questions author George Yancey surmises that the Southern Poverty Law Center has come to be labeled as simply another progressive interest group. 

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Inequality, or Crying Wolf?: Spring AQ Examines Academia’s Latest Preoccupation

Mar 28, 2014 by NAS |

The Spring 2014 AQ examines academia's obsession with inequality and highlights the ways in which bias incidents have been exploited and exaggerated.

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And We Shall Not All Be Dentists

Mar 27, 2014 by Isaac N. Cohen, Amy L. Wax |

Amy L. Wax and Isaac N. Cohen review the book, Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality.

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Ecologism: The Campus Cult of Victimhood

Mar 13, 2014 by Stanley Kurtz |

Stanley Kurtz examines how privileged students use the "global warming apocalypse," radical environmentalism, and victimhood to cash in on academia's upside-down market in prestige.

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The HHS Mandate and Religious Liberty: An Update

Mar 03, 2014 by Adèle Auxier Keim |

This piece is a follow-up to “The HHS Mandate and Religious Liberty: A Primer,” which was included in the Winter 2013 AQ.

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Full Online Access to Academic Questions

Jan 23, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS members can read Academic Questions online by creating a user account at the website of the journal's publisher.

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Top-Down or Bottom-Up? Winter AQ Issue Examines Campus Progressivism’s Origins

Dec 30, 2013 by NAS |

The last issue in Academic Questions' 2013 volume considers the sources of progressive ideology on campus.

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The HHS Mandate and Religious Liberty: A Primer

Nov 05, 2013 by Adèle Auxier Keim |

Many religious colleges and universities have brought lawsuits against the HHS contraceptive mandate. Adèle Auxier Keim outlines the arguments and reports on how the court cases are proceeding.

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