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Making Disability Part of the Conversation: Combatting Inaccessible Spaces and Logics

Rick Godden and Anne-Marie Womack reflect on accessibility in the learning process in their essay for the Digital Pedagogy Lab, “Making Disability Part of the Conversation: Combatting Inaccessible... read more about Making Disability Part of the Conversation: Combatting Inaccessible Spaces and Logics »


On Beauty and Classroom Teaching

Adam Rosenblatt reflects on the beauty of student engagement and expression in his essay for the Digital Pedagogy Lab, “On Beauty and Classroom Teaching”: “Beauty is why we teach, and how we... read more about On Beauty and Classroom Teaching »


Just and Unjust Military Intervention: European Thinkers from Vitoria to Mill

Stefano Recchia (Cambridge) and Jennifer Welsh’s (Oxford) volume, Just and Unjust Military Intervention: European Thinkers from Vitoria to Mill (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2013), ... read more about Just and Unjust Military Intervention: European Thinkers from Vitoria to Mill »


How to Read an Oral Poem

“Based on fieldwork and archival research on epics, folktales, lyrics, laments, charms, and other oral traditions, How to Read an Oral Poemanswers the questions, What is oral poetry... read more about How to Read an Oral Poem »


“As scholars, we face increasing expectations to publicize our work online and make our research available to people outside of academe. The result: We are all of us dipping our toes into the role of... read more about We Are All Public Intellectuals Now »


The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change Your World

The work of academics can matter and be influential on a public level, but the path to becoming a public intellectual, influential policy advisor, valued community resource or go-to person on an... read more about The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change Your World »


The Chronicle of Higher Education This is how we can begin to practice a ‘pedagogy of presence’ in our classrooms By James M. Lang JANUARY 19, 2015 Over the holiday season, my youngest... read more about Waiting for Us to Notice Them »


Fairy stories such as Beauty and the Beast and Rumpelstiltskin can be traced back thousands of years to prehistoric times, with one tale originating from the bronze age, academics have revealed.... read more about Fairytales much older than previously thought, say researchers »