January 21, 2020
Why are the humanities disappearing? Is it dethronement brought by a "neoliberal" disenchantment or a forfeiting of profundity the Academy's elite?
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...
March 10, 2016
A study on "Feminist Glaciology" highlights the sad absurdity of the modern academy.
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.
January 14, 2014
NAS president Peter Wood argues why cultivating an interest in the important and enduring achievements of the human imagination are as "relevant" as they ever were.
December 24, 2013
NAS recaps the top ten higher education stories from 2013.
December 10, 2013
This grave quiz unearths the ends of Western civ's greats.
June 25, 2013
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences's recent report written in defense of the humanities lacks intellectual seriousness.
March 13, 2013
The humanities, once the core of higher education, have fallen on hard times.
September 26, 2012
The way humanities departments at research universities measure productivity – by counting publications – incentivizes unproductiveness in teaching.