Why ‘The Enlightenment Project’ Is Necessary and Unending

The Enlightenment was never about colonialism or mindless pursuit of perfection—it was, and is, about liberating us all

A Marriage That Changed the Course of History

What Natalie Zemon Davis, pioneering scholar of early modern Europe, owes to her husband, and Martin Guerre

American Historical Association Shelves Anti-Israel Resolutions

Academic group eschews late proposals to sanction Israel by 144-51 margin

Ayaan Hirsi Ali to Screen Controversial Film

Much to the chagrin of some at NYU

Kafka Was the Rage

At a Catholic school, a professor fighting the academic boycott of Israel is investigated on secret charges

Crucified by His Own Bishop

The Yale Episcopal chaplain, forced out over accusations of anti-Semitism, talks about his downfall

The Mystery of the Origins of Yiddish Will Never Be Solved

How an academic field—marked by petty fighting, misguided ideological debates, and personal proximity to tragedy—doomed itself

NYU’s Secret Anti-Israel Conference Revisited

An exchange with NYU American Studies professor Lisa Duggan

Q&A: Norman Finkelstein

The intellectual pariah, author of two new books, on Noam Chomsky, BDS, the Holocaust, and Whitney Houston

Do English Depts. Study American-Jewish Lit?

Hire experts on Roths Henry and Philip, panel suggests

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