A wave of academic periodicals devoted to theory started appearing in the 1970s. Criticism wasn't far behind.
New books and scholarship from Stanford University Press, University of Minnesota, and MIT Press.
Can empirical data about human behavior make the “soft” sciences more like the “hard” ones? New interdisciplinary fields are voting yes.
Oberlin College was founded by religious idealists committed to abolitionism and integration. Then public attitudes began to shift.
Dorothy Porter, a Black woman pioneer in library and information science, created an archive that structured a new field.