January 11th, 2011

pacificparlour

THE LIMITS OF WISHFUL THINKING.

There have been a few technical difficulties to start the new year, some self-inflicted (why does the transition to a new computer have to involve reloading all the programs from scratch?) and some exogenous (the joys of running electrical and telephone cables in the same tunnel). Thus a stack of books waiting to be reviewed, and we commence the 2011 Fifty Book Challenge with Book Review No. 1.

Collapse )No wonder cultural studies is failing the market test. It does not have to take all of higher education down with it.

(Cross-posted to Cold Spring Shops.)