[From the Archives] What is an Intellectual Woman?: An Interview with Toril Moi

Today's post is an excerpt of an interview with Toril Moi, from Issue 67 (Fall 2006).  The interview took place on 1 September 2006 in Toril Moi’s office at Duke University. It was conducted by Jeffrey J. Williams, then editor of the minnesota review, and transcribed by Heather Steffen, then the assistant to the journal … Continue reading [From the Archives] What is an Intellectual Woman?: An Interview with Toril Moi

Contributor Update: Eric Gudas (Issue 67)

945 Pecan Place Since ten you’ve been standing behind a cash register, passing vermicelli,               skim milk, chicken breasts, and bottles Of carbonated water over the scanner’s secret red eye. “Will that be ATM               or credit? Would you like a bag?” Before noon An embalmed-looking woman, her nails lacquered … Continue reading Contributor Update: Eric Gudas (Issue 67)

[From the Archives] The Obligations of Academic Freedom

Timothy Burke's "The Obligations of Academic Freedom" first appeared in Issue 67 of the minnesota review. Many academics, including myself, rise to defend “academic freedom” in response to claims that professoriate is too “liberal.” The concept of “academic freedom,” however, seems to mean many things to many people, and there is often a lack of appreciation about why it … Continue reading [From the Archives] The Obligations of Academic Freedom