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Subsidizing the Stars: On "Meritocracy" in Graduate School

Courtesy of a prompt from Anthony Grafton, on his Facebook page, I decided to read this NYT article on the plight of indebted law students and struggling law schools. 1,497 more words

Consider the Footnote: On Narrative, Authority, and the Power of Digressions

In which Emily quotes Joan Didion, gets excited about Ada Lovelace, and is really pleased that she’s no longer in the Bismarckian morass of high school politics. 1,478 more words