Day: September 29, 2015

Academic Institution from K Project. GoHands/VIZ Media. 2012

Academic Shockwave: Japanese Universities Set to Cut Humanities and Social Sciences Programs

Forget the age-old rivalry between the hard sciences and liberal arts. Last June, the Japanese Education Minister requested that the country’s universities cut their programs in the humanities and social sciences. Instead of offering courses in economics, literature, and law, the proposal advised higher academic institutions to focus on the more “practical” STEM disciplines to…

Kiryuu Touga, Revolutionary Girl Utena. © 1997 BE-PAPAS/CHIHO SAITO/SHOGAKUKAN • SHOKAKU • TV TOKYO.

Dogears: The Roots of Desire

The Roots of Desire: The Myth, Meaning, and Sexual Power of Red Hair Marion Roach Bloomsbury July 11, 2006 Considering the love that red headed literary figures get on our site (see here, here, and here), I was pretty stoked when I found this book. However, it certainly did not live up to its promises….