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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 656–657.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and diverse dreams and dramas of a nation that is, for better or worse, ceaselessly on the move. Wendy Martin, Claremont Graduate University Higher Ground: From Utopianism to Realism in American Feminist Thought and Theory. By Sally L. Kitch. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2000. x, 308 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2002
...: State Univ. of New York Press. 2001. xix, 220 pp. Paper, $21.95. Recently the academic world has taken to producing books about itself. A variety of critics have detailed the transformation of institutions of higher edu- cation by corporate culture and have tried to make us mindful of the enduring...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 225–226.
Published: 01 March 2000
... which makes it a useful, measured, and intelligent contribution to debates about referentiality and textual effect. Jill Matus, University of Toronto Failing the Future: A Dean Looks at Higher Education...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Sarah Ensor Abstract This article argues that pedagogy may help us respond to the precarity of higher education by reclaiming the forms of provisionality, accident, and exposure endemic to collaborative learning. Putting kinship theory into contact with studies of contagion, I suggest...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2017
... visionary, controversial, and challenging educational experiments in the history of twentieth-century American higher education. Teaching students who were historically excluded from higher education catalyzed a major shift in Rich’s work: a move away from teaching traditional literary history toward...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Christopher Newfield The United States has long been seen as the world's leader in higher education, but in fact its academic outcomes have been stagnating or falling for years. Newfield shows that the current funding model for higher education is not the solution to this educational crisis but its...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 783–810.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of program building followed the passage of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Benefits Act of 1966, which brought Vietnam vets into a changing workshop, where students still learned to write what they know but also, as pre–civil rights racial liberalism turned to post...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... This essay posits that debates over the methods of African American higher education shaped the function of literature within black modernity. It explores how Tuskegee Institute founder Booker T. Washington transformed literature and books into instruments of a practical approach to learning through...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... increase in college enrollment over the past century, America's most influential educational institutions largely serve the same social classes as they did in the past, and largely for the same reasons. The essential difference is that while the benefits of higher education were once understood as form...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of theory and pedagogical practice while highlighting the diverse disciplinary, institutional, and political contributions of American literature to higher education and community-based teaching and learning. It’s been almost fifty years since Brazilian educator and philosopher Paulo Freire urged...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
... had articulated a well- developed theory of how literature should move reading publics to action. Its appeal to the sympathetic heart would inspire a feminine readership to exercise moral influence over the male authorities who made and enforced the law, and its invocation of a “higher law...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 429–431.
Published: 01 June 2015
... © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Announcements Call for Papers: Special Issue of American Literature:  “Pedagogy: Critical Practices for a Changing World” Over the last year, the media’s funereal preoccupation with the death of higher education has thrown into question...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of higher law that he argues is embodied in the U.S. Constitution, particularly the Bill of Rights— that is, jurisprudence organized around principles of justice and human dig- nity rather than...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 221–224.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., University of Wisconsin; and Xiomara Santamarina, University of Michigan. Call for Papers: Special Issue of American Literature:  “Pedagogy: Critical Practices for a Changing World” Over the last year, the media’s funereal preoccupation with the death of higher education has thrown into question...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 397–423.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., 1957–1974 . Pittsburgh : Univ. of Pittsburgh Press . Gallop Jane . 2000 . “ The Ethics of Reading: Close Encounters .” Journal of Curriculum Theorizing 16 , no. 3 : 7 – 17 . Geiger Roger . 2006 . “ Demography and Curriculum: The Humanities in American Higher Education from...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 815–839.
Published: 01 December 2018
... was at odds with the bloody course of human history and would only find its fulfillment in the higher time of the coming millennium. At the beginning of the main body of the text, in the dialogue between Truth and Peace, Truth makes this point more explicitly: Patience (sweet Peace ) these Heavens...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (4): 733–761.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of Higher Education .” In Critical Ethnic Studies: A Reader , edited by the Critical Ethnic Studies Editorial Collective , 161 – 74 . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . Chan Kenyon S. 2000 . “ Rethinking the Asian American Studies Project: Bridging the Divide between Campus and Community...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (3): 547–570.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of eager, aggres- sive idealists, whose restless spirits . . . respond with avidity to the challenges of a higher civilization. To such the word America soon takes the form of Opportunity, and is understood in terms of incen- tive and room for soul expansion” (FJ, 245). These spiritual...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 379–395.
Published: 01 June 2017
... ten years, with fewer and fewer students majoring in literature—as well as in other departments in the humanities and social sciences—and correspondingly a higher percentage of students choosing to major in the hard sciences and preprofessional programs, many of which have been created in the past...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 585–594.
Published: 01 September 2022
... its clout as “radical,” queer studies reproduces class inequity in higher education. For Brim, differentiating rich from poor queer studies (with the adjectives attending to academics’ institutional affiliation and the socioeconomic status of an institution’s student population) provides a space...