Disputations

This Isn't the Same 'New Republic'
April 24, 2015

Responding to the question: Why, considering this magazine’s history of a white gaze and a white audience, did Dyson's essay appear in The New Republic?

Was Louis XVI Overthrown by Ideas?
July 31, 2014

Jonathan Israel and Lynn Hunt's debate Hunt's revent review of his Revolutionary Ideas.

Chris Hedges Defends Himself Against Accusations of Plagiarism—and Christopher Ketcham Responds
June 17, 2014

Assessing the claims of Christopher Ketcham's article. 

Authors of 'Digital_Humanities': Printed Books Are Vital
June 16, 2014

The five of us writing for an audience of academic humanists and publishing our thoughts in book form is somehow “ironic,” but posting a Web diatribe about a printed object is not?

Why Teaching Kids "Grit" Works
May 20, 2014

One teacher's moving testimony.

The Immense Promise of the Digital Humanities
May 12, 2014

The book is not the opposite of technology—it is technology.

Historians Need to Learn to Hold Two Ideas About LBJ at Once
April 16, 2014

We need to consider his great deeds and terrible deeds side by side.

Celebrating LBJ Amounts to Imperial Myopia
April 15, 2014

To award LBJ a place in the liberal “pantheon,” one has to be afflicted with a kind of nationalist, if not imperial, myopia.

I'm OK With Calling LBJ a "Liberal Hero" (and No, I'm Not Ignoring Vietnam)
April 15, 2014

The guy achieved major liberal reforms in a country that fights them tooth and nail. Stop maligning him.

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