Collection: Chad Wellmon

Chad Wellmon is the author of Becoming Human: Romantic Anthropology and the Embodiment of Freedom, Organizing Enlightenment: Information Overload and the Invention of the Modern Research University, and the forthcoming Permanent Crisis: The Humanities in a Disenchanted Age. He is on the faculty of the University of Virginia.

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