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IAS Reads: The Sixth Extinction

IAS Reads: Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction Thursday, April 6, 5:30-6:30pm First Floor West, Northrop Free and open to the public. Join the Institute for Advanced Study, Northrop, and your fellow science, history, and anthropology lovers for a discussion of Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction in advance of her talk on UMN’s Carlson Family Stage […]

Privatizing Education for the Public Good? Dec. 22, 2015

Media Corporations and the ‘Great Equalizer’ in Crisis: Privatizing Education for the Public Good? by Roozbeh Shirazi and Mary Vavrus “Vast and overshadowing private fortunes are among the greatest dangers to which the happiness of the people in a republic can be subjected. Such fortunes would create a feudalism of a new kind; but one […]