Harvey J. Graff

Harvey J. Graff is Professor Emeritus of English and History at The Ohio State University and inaugural Ohio Eminent Scholar in Literacy Studies. Author of many books on social history, the history of literacy and education, and interdisciplinarity, he writes about the history and contemporary condition of higher education for a variety of journals and newspapers. His latest book, Searching for Literacy: The Social and Intellectual Origins of Literacy Studies was published by Palgrave Macmillan in August 2022. My Life with Literacy: The Continuing Education of a Historian is forthcoming.

Against Book Banning & Education Restrictions: Our Moment of Rising Resistance

Lessons from the 1960s: Paths to Rediscovering Universities

New Campus Wars, 2024: A View from Ohio State

Unprecedented Times, or Media Narrative
Against the Current No. 228, January/February 2024

Our Movement of Rising Resistance
Against the Current No. 225, July/August 2023

Paths to Rediscovering Universities
Against the Current, No. 223, March/April 2023

Book Banning Past and Present
Against the Current, No. 218, May/June 2022