Dicta

The home of “things said” by the National Association of Scholars.

California Says Goodbye to "Hxrstory," For Now

NAS

The California State Board of Education orders the state's proposed "Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum" be redesigned. The news is a small victory for sanity. 

A Letter to the Editors

Peter Wood

Accusations are often a short-cut to national attention.

Report: Neo-Segregation at Yale

NAS

NAS launches its latest report studying the history and growth of neo-segregation in American higher education.

Appreciating Tom Wolfe (1930-2018)

Carol Iannone

In remembrance of the man who critiqued a century.

Hannah Arendt, Between Future and Past

Edward R. Dougherty

Hannah Arendt envisioned the collapse of Western civilization. Are we living through it? How near to truth was her prediction?

Shedding Humanity, Shredding the Humanities

Anthony Esolen

An incident with a student provides the occasion for Anthony Esolen’s exposition of how identity politics has made humanities education nearly impossible and the “very notion of a common good nearly inconceivable.”