Relatively few online links since I spent last week in an internet-free cabin in Maine reading the last 3 months of New Yorkers in magazine form, as well as diving into this excellent book (the sequel to this book, which I think I linked to on here several months ago).
2. I made the mistake of bringing up MOOCs in a discussion with a English Lit PHD candidate last week. If you're interested in the anti-MOOC argument, check out this article:
And if you've been hearing that humanities studies are on the decline, think again.