Thursday, July 31, 2008
Bauerlein, Mark. "How Theory Damaged the Humanities." CHRONICLE BRAINSTORM July 31, 2008.
Hard as it is to believe, given the passions it continues to arouse, 42 years have passed since critical theory started to infiltrate the humanities in the United States. That’s if we count the famous Hopkins conference of 1966 as its inaugural event. And almost as old as theory is its antagonist, anti-theory, which since the early-70s has charged it with a set of intellectual sins. . . . Read the rest here: http://chronicle.com/review/brainstorm/bauerlein/how-theory-damaged-the-humanities.