Mar 10, 2016 by David Randall |
A study on "Feminist Glaciology" highlights the sad absurdity of the modern academy.
Aug 11, 2014 by Duke Pesta |
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.
Jan 14, 2014 by Peter Wood |
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.
Dec 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |
NAS recaps the top ten higher education stories from 2013.
Dec 10, 2013 by Rachelle Peterson |
This grave quiz unearths the ends of Western civ's greats.
Jun 25, 2013 by Peter Wood |
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences's recent report written in defense of the humanities lacks intellectual seriousness.
Jun 24, 2013 by John Agresto |
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."
Mar 13, 2013 by George Leef |
The humanities, once the core of higher education, have fallen on hard times.
Sep 26, 2012 by Mark Bauerlein |
The way humanities departments at research universities measure productivity – by counting publications – incentivizes unproductiveness in teaching.
May 23, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |
We add another academically solid program to our list.
Apr 11, 2012 by Jascha Kessler |
Jascha Kessler explains why teaching the humanities just isn't what it use to be.
Feb 10, 2012 by Joshua Wright |
New research from a group of economic experts helps illuminate the question of whether college students should study the liberal arts or something more "vocational."
Jan 13, 2012 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood argues that “critical thinking” in the humanities has come to mean uncritical orthodoxy.
Dec 17, 2011 by Glenn Ricketts |
Thomas Lindsay explains that the humanities long ago sold out to ideology and "critical thinking," and haven't been worth the money for some time.
Nov 29, 2011 by J.M. Anderson |
A community college dean argues that the value of a liberal arts education is not primarily monetary or vocational, and that's just fine.