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June 19th, 2017 2:19:06 pm

How to Avoid a Post-Scholar America

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Keisha N. Blain Ibram X. Kendi
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Fraudulent news allegations circulate, the "alternative facts" of politicians have become commonplace, and funding for the arts and humanities faces the threat of decline. In the age of Trump, scholars must step out of the shadows of their libraries, their labs, and their classrooms — or risk the day when those libraries, labs, and classes will not be able to cast shadows. Today more than ever, scholars must produce scholarship for the public.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

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June 18, 2017

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