As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange publishes secret diplomatic cables, scholars are publishing books on how his work is affecting the world. Yale University Press has purchased the United Kingdom rights to a book titled “WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency” by Micah Sifry, which analyzes the controversial website, TheBookseller.com reported. “WikiLeaks is one of the […]
Just as President George W. Bush ’68 developed the “Bush Doctrine” in the wake of the attacks on 9/11, the protests in the Middle East call for President Barack Obama to create a doctrine of his own, Law School Professor Stephen Carter LAW ’79 argued in The Daily Beast. “We need more than ever a […]
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s promise for fair elections will not suffice, Massachusetts Senator John Kerry ’66 wrote in a New York Times op-ed published online Monday. For the past week, tens of thousands of Egyptians have protested the 30-year reign of Mubarak, and Kerry said Mubarak should declare that neither he nor his son will […]
News reporter David Burt talks with professor John Lewis Gaddis in the first of a weekly series.
Slots in introductory English seminars are especially hard to come by this semester. Nearly 300 students were turned away from introductory English courses (English 114-130) by the computer lottery — a significant increase from last year, said Amy Hungerford, director of undergraduate studies in the English department. But she said some of these applicants would […]