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Nationalism and the future of higher education

John Aubrey Douglass, Senior Research Fellow and Research Professor - Public Policy and Higher Education, Center for Studies in Higher Education | November 20, 2017

(These remarks were delivered at the opening of a Nov. 16-17 conference observing the 60th anniversary of UC Berkeley’s Center for Studies in Higher Education, held in partnership with University World News, and exploring the influence of nationalism on major national universities around the world.) With varying levels of intensity, university are extensions of the … Continue reading »

The Anthologist by Nicholoson Baker

Anthony Cascardi, dean, Arts & Humanities | December 25, 2009

Nicholson Baker’s new novel THE ANTHOLOGIST.  It’s a fascinating tour through the mind and life of a man trying to put together an anthology of poetry.  The protagonist is a not-so-great writer whose views on all aspects of poetry are spoken as if in a stream-of-consciousness.  We listen as if in his presence.  The book … Continue reading »