February 25, 2021
For an academic field so self-consciously preoccupied with intelligence, the humanities don’t seem to be run very intelligently. Humanities fields now account for only around five percent o......
December 14, 2020
One of the great liberal educators of our time and a National Humanities Medal recipient, Eva Brann is a tireless scholar and mentor whose work “stands out because it draws on the foundation tha......
April 22, 2019
October 4, 2018
An incident with a student provides the occasion for Anthony Esolen’s exposition of how identity politics has made humanities education nearly impossible and the “very notion of a common g......
August 11, 2014
In the Fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions, Duke Pesta, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, writes on the limitations of postcolional criticism.
June 20, 2014
June 24, 2013
It's time to remember that the liberal arts "are not simply of personal benefit or esoteric private enjoyment but are and have always been of inestimable value to society."
March 20, 2011
September 12, 2008
NAS hails with appreciation the announcement of the National Endowment for the Humanities' new "Enduring Questions" program.
June 20, 2002