Head of Humanities and Creative Arts and Associate Professor of American History, University of Canterbury
Since Columbia I have taught and/or created Great Books and Humanities courses. Trained as an historian, my main focus is political culture in the most broad sense. I write on intellectuals from a class perspective.
Living in New Zealand, I find myself commenting on Trump and current American politics in a broader (both US historical and Western-ish) sense. From a distance, I try to be more perspectival than left or right
Feb 26, 2021 14:15 pm UTC| Insights & Views
The idea of news is a pretty new thing. So is the concept of fake news, as in false or misleading information presented as news. Accordingly, we dont expect to understand the term outside of our own epoch. Most people...