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 October 13, 2017

In a very timely special feature, the Chronicle of Higher Education considers  “Teaching the Idea of America”, Kenan Senior Fellow Geoffrey Harpham considers the crucial role of textual analysis to citizenship. In the essay, “The Essential English Department”, he notes, “If people did not learn the ‘rules of interpretation’ opinion would degenerate into a plague of fake news.”

http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Essential-English/241119

Harpham’s recent book is What Do You Think, Mr Ramirez. He also directs the Ethics & Society Certificate at the Institute.