Science is Culture

From the New York Times:

Now some humanities scholars have begun to challenge the monopoly that peer review has on admission to career-making journals and, as a consequence, to the charmed circle of tenured academe. They argue that in an era of digital media there is a better way to assess the quality of work. Instead of relying on a few experts selected by leading publications, they advocate using the Internet to expose scholarly thinking to the swift collective judgment of a much broader interested audience.

Will be interesting to follow the Shakespeare Quarterly experiment…

Comments

  1. #1 Roy Tanabe
    August 30, 2010

    Sad, very sad …