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SSH News: March 12, 2015

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

 

Here is our list of the most interesting news articles about the humanities, social sciences and higher education from the past week:

Humanities and Social Sciences

Rethinking the humanities PhD | Repenser les doctorats en sciences humaines
March 11 mars 2015 | University Affairs | Affaires universitaires

Unloved and sidelined: why are social sciences neglected by politicians?
March 11, 2015 | The Guardian

Universities claim liberal arts degrees still hold value in the modern economy
March 10, 2015 | The Windsor Star

Taking a (Scholarly) Stand
March 9, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

Beyond Critical Thinking
March 6, 2015 | Inside Higher Ed

Higher Education

Despite budget shortfalls, universities can still improve quality, report says
March 12, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

We can’t afford a postinstitutional society
March 11, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Barbara Kay: Universities are teaching students what to think, not how to think
March 11, 2015 | National Post

Le mouvement étudiant en vue de la grève se consolide
11 mars 2015 | Radio-Canada

Adjunct Advocacy: Contingent faculty members are demanding—and getting—better working conditions
March 9, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Student group calls for reduction to Ontario’s crushing post-secondary tuition hikes
March 9, 2015 | Metro News

For 10,000 of Canada’s young academics on the picket lines, there’s a lot more at stake than $42 an hour
March 6, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Students Welcome University President’s Call To Eliminate Tuition Fees
March 5, 2015 | Canadian Federation of Students

The Man Who Snuck Into the Ivy League Without Paying a Thing
March 5, 2015 | The Atlantic

Open Access and Publishing

What We Got Wrong About Books
March 12, 2015 | The Scholarly Kitchen

As new Harper Lee book nears, Alabama investigates elder-abuse complaints
March 12, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

34 auteurs se portent à la défense de Copibec
10 mars 2015 | Le Devoir

Equity and Diversity

Equality means business: UN urges private sector to help close gender gap
March 10, 2015 | UN News Centre

Aboriginal issue ‘biggest unresolved, fundamental issue in Canada,’ says Saul (subscriber content)
March 9, 2015 | The Hill Times 

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