The Coming Vocabulary Crisis and What to Do About It

Ian F. MacInnes, Professor of English and director of the Foundation for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity, Albion College December 11, 2017 Contact at: imacinnes@albion.edu ‘Odors,’ ‘pregnant,’ and ‘vouchsafed.’ I’ll get ’em all three all ready.                                    Shakespeare, Twelfth Night   Last year, a colleague of mine attended… Read More

Finding our Voice in a “Post-Truth” Era

Steven Volk, Director, Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence (Oberlin College), Co-Director GLCA Consortium for Teaching and Learning December 12, 2016 Where to begin?   Why not with a definition of “post-truth” from the Oxford dictionary: “Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping… Read More