At the bottom of every controversy embroiling the university today--from debates over hate-speech codes to the reorganization of the academy as a multicultural institution--is the concept of academic freedom. But academic freedom is almost never mentioned in these debates. Now nine leading academics, including Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Edward Said, Richard Rorty, and Joan W. Scott, consider the problems confronting the American University in terms of their effect on the future of academic freedom. "Louis Menand has assembled ...

The Future of Academic Freedom 1998, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226520056

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The Future of Academic Freedom 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226520049