From the Editors

What’s the role of an editor, now, in the academic public turn? We can issue a call , and get out of the way; we can tend our own gardens, and, like so many of our colleagues, recalibrate our pedagogies ; we can, perhaps most saliently, remind our authors that the public is not singular, and was always already there.

I thought about this again today as I edited our next entry in the “In These Times” blog (David Farley’s eloquent...Read more

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