We join Sammy Ali to learn about language in America. Sammy speaks with William McClure, Dean of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Japanese at Queens College about diversity on campus, why speaking multiple languages isn’t more prominent, and how language barriers affect the country.
Latine students compare their university experiences at a fancy private college versus public school.
JT Thomas (Mississippi) on diversity at universities.
How the British system of rating departments influences scholarship.
Jonathan Wynn leads a discussion of the challenges facing sociology chairs.
We discuss whether working class students are served well by a higher ed curriculum that eschews vocational training.
We discuss the financialization of higher education with Charlie Eaton (UC Merced).
How much should the discipline value public scholarship? What to make of public scholarship on new media?
Yingyi Ma discusses her work on the experience of Chinese students in US schools
Stanford University’s Provost recently threatened to cut Stanford University Press, describing the Press as a “second rate press.”