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December 14, 2021

Confronting Woke Groupthink in Art Education

Michelle Marder Kamhi

The dubious notion that the U.S. is a “systemically racist” nation has taken hold in art education, as in virtually every sphere of American life.

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April 2, 2021

University Sued for Violating Music Prof’s Free Speech

Thomas K. Lindsay

Music theorist Timothy Jackson has filed a lawsuit against the University of North Texas, which violated his First Amendment rights in response to baseless claims of racism.

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August 28, 2018

Defining the Fine Arts

Michelle Marder Kamhi

NAS member Michelle Marder Kamhi responds to the Fine Arts: Brief.

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December 5, 2017

Jihadi Art at John Jay

Peter Wood

Peter Wood reviews an exhibit of art at John Jay College by Guantanamo prisoners.

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December 4, 2017

Peter Wood Reviews "The Square"

National Association of Scholars

Peter Wood reviews Ruben Östlund's new movie on modern art.

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September 13, 2017

Abraham Lincoln, Matchmaker

Peter Wood

NAS President Peter Wood's review of Thomas Klingenstein's new play "If Only…A Love Story." 

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September 16, 2016

And Shrive You of a Thousand Idle Books

Tom Horrell

Lionel Shriver spoke out in favor of free speech for writers—and got censored.

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March 19, 2016

Comic Books in a Liberal Education

David Randall

NAS Director of Communications David Randall discusses the proper role of comic books in a liberal education.

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January 21, 2016

Dear Future Arts Professor

Daniel Asia

Daniel Asia gives advice to future arts and humanities scholars.

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April 28, 2014

High Art Deserves a High Place in Higher Education

Peter Wood

Will the fine arts ever feel like native inhabitants of the university, or will they always be little guests?

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