What’s the Matter with Michael?

Guest Blogger: Ira Livingston, Chair of Humanities and Media Studies, Pratt Institute Michael Berube’s \”What\’s The Matter With Cultural Studies?\”— subtitled “the popular discipline has lost its bearings” (in the Chronicle of Higher Education, 9/14)– is a familiar version of what my friend George Cunningham calls a “ritual lament.”   Berube’s is so familiar– especially in […]