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Scholes Addresses the MLA

, Larry Scholer

The outgoing president of the Modern Language Association Robert Scholes used his farewell speech to admonish literature professors from around the country about the state of their field.

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Rights of Humanities

, Larry Scholer

A frequent criticism of current humanities instruction is that it focuses on what to think, rather than how to think. The humanities have become dogmatic and provincial.

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Very Human Humanities

, Larry Scholer

A Humanities curriculum should promote and foster human rights across the globe, according to three professors who convened at the Modern Language Association conference to discuss “The Future of the Humanities in a Fragmented World.”

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Coming Soon to a Campus Near You

, Larry Scholer

The Modern Language Association convened December 27-30 in Philadelphia for its 120th annual conference. The conference, known for its often unorthodox and lurid panel discussions, had a more serious tone this year, as academics considered the future of the humanities in this country. Academe of today, however, still finds itself gravitating towards low culture and trends, if not absurdity.

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Long-Distance Indoctrination

, Malcolm A. Kline

Distance learners beware. If you sign up for “United States History II: 1865 to Present” with Mary Buggie-Hunt, you may get a perspective on America’s past that you had not bargained for.

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David Deming Fights Back

, Larry Scholer

After months of persecution by the administration of the University of Oklahoma, geophysicist David Deming answered back with more than a letter-to-the-editor or inter-office memo. He has sued OU officials in federal court.

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Recent Articles

Deconstructing Composition

, Malcolm A. Kline

Colleges and universities pride themselves on producing erudite citizens. Nevertheless, by nearly available benchmark, they are failing in this regard, although they don’t seem to realize it.

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Third Grade Angel

, Nisha N. Mohammed

SHICKSHINNY, Penn. — The Rutherford Institute has come to the aid of a Pennsylvania elementary school student who was prohibited by school officials from passing out Christian pamphlets to her classmates during non-instructional time.

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Teachable Moments Around the World

, Accuracy in Academia

In the April issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter, AIA looks at four examples of academics missing the point—in Wisconsin, on Al-Jazeera and WikiLeaks and on global warming.

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Oregano Triumphs!

, Nisha N. Mohammed

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — After being criticized by The Rutherford Institute for misapplying zero tolerance policies and suspending a seventh grade honor student over allegations that he was in possession of the Italian herb oregano, school officials at Hickory Middle School have agreed to rescind the 10-day suspension and the recommendation for expulsion for “possession of an imitation controlled substance.”

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Rutherford Institute Defends “Redneck”

, Nisha N. Mohammed

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Rutherford Institute has filed a First Amendment lawsuit on behalf of a 28-year-old K-12 bus driver who was fired for displaying a Confederate flag (with the word “redneck” emblazoned across it) on his personal vehicle.

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