My senior paper—what I did was I went to the library, I looked at all the archives, and I started with the letter “A,” and I figured I would write about the first person who looked interesting, so I got up to “Ar,” to Robert Ardrey, whose papers had never been looked at. He was a left-wing playwright in the ’30s, and then became sort of an early Darwinian theorist in the ’60s and ’70s. So I wrote about him. I’m probably the only person to ever look at the Robert Ardrey papers at the Reg.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
The Maroon has an excellent interview with David Brooks, who I think may have decided to love the U of C precisely the year after I left the place. Among the highlights, advice on selecting a senior thesis topic for history majors:
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