Articles by Paul Erickson

Molly Springfield, "Legibility," 2006, graphite on paper

Words, Words, Words

Scholars are in the word business. Even people who don’t work primarily with textual materials—architectural historians, say—generally get their ideas across through writing. So when scholars make an effort to reach beyond the academy to broader audiences, writing is generally how they go about it. But maybe writing about history and culture—or, rather, expecting that…