“Rather than a therapy for academic neurosis, interdisciplinarity is in fact yet one more symptom of it.”
“I don't believe that interdisciplinarity is a solution to relativism and specialisation.”
“One goal, universally embraced, is to break down the strict divisions between the school's academic departments and usher in a new era of "interdisciplinarity," with departments sharing faculty and dollars, collaborating on teaching and research, and eliminating duplication.”
“Why has 'interdisciplinarity' become a magic word?”
“This is a new kind of interdisciplinarity, and it can go a long way toward closing the we / they opposition.”
“That kind of breadth of topic, aka "interdisciplinarity," is precisely what one goes to Digital Humanities 2009 for, as opposed to, say, the”
“However, if we define "interdisciplinarity" as the historical trajectory and the canons of different art fields interpenetrating and cross pollinating, sharing affinities in their conceptual or aesthetic predilections, if not their notions of form, intermixing the texture of their social communities, then interdisciplinarity it seems to me is rare.”
“It does also seem like an argument for interdisciplinarity, reaching across communities to have a broader judgement.”
“Except that, Menand explains, interdisciplinarity finally does nothing to alter the ways in which the individual disciplines produce their professors.”
“The professoriate itself is well aware of the dilemma, Menand observes, and has enthusiastically promoted what sounds like a solution: “interdisciplinarity.””
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