A full list of my publications is available on my c.v. in the "Biography" section of this web site. Here, however, are links to recent talks and essays, listed in more or less descending chronological order. All items are copyright but may be quoted if credit is given.
Honey, I shrunk the Humanities The Shrinking Humanities Inside Higher Ed January 4, 2013 " ... we ... risk replicating, validating, and promulgating one of the gravest failings of the humanities as currently practiced – "presentism," that is, an exclusionary focus on the most highly modernized societies of the contemporary world, and the uncritical judging of the past by today’s interests and standards...."
Review of PacheA Moment's Ornament: The Poetics of Nympholepsy in Ancient Greece Mnemosyne 65 (2012) 882 - 84 ". . . Do such stories provide ... a model for the actions of real-life nympholepts? . . . "
Does Higher Education Need a New Theory of Change?Chronicle of Higher Education December 31 2011 http://chronicle.com/article/Lets-Improve-Learning-OK/130179/ "... a true theory of change . . . has to include plausible ways to determine whether the claims it makes and the goals it sets are being realize ..."