Category Archives: Oakley, Francis


To some critics in the mid-1990s, the humanities and social sciences were in eclipse in American education. Three prominent commentators–historian and former Williams College president Francis Oakley, anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes [at 12:30] of the University of California at Berkeley, and classicist W. Robert Connor … Continue reading

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Against Nostalgia

A discussion of education and the American cultural canon. 575 – Against Nostalgia

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