Liberal Arts

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What Groucho Marx Can Teach Us About Liberal Education

Jan 22, 2019 by Jon D. Schaff |

The world wearies of defenses of liberal education and the humanities. 

Conjuring Pushkin

Sep 27, 2018 by Peter Wood |

A review of playwright Jonathan Leaf's and director Christopher McElroen's play Pushkin.

Defending a Debased Version of the Liberal Arts

Jun 07, 2018 by Peter Wood |

The AAUP and AAC&U issue statement in support of a hollowed liberal arts.

Civics Education Must Be Liberal Education

Oct 16, 2017 by Ian Lindquist |

Ian Lindquist writes on the flaws of civics education, and on how it can be improved.

NAS Co-Hosts Event Featuring Carly Fiorina

Jun 26, 2017 by NAS |

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina spoke about leadership at a private event.

Toward an American Liberal Education

Jun 22, 2017 by John Agresto |

In the Summer 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30, no. 2), John Agresto argues the usefulness and value of a liberal education in twenty-first century America.

Under the Ivy

Apr 17, 2017 by Peter Wood |

Ivy League universities picked up $41.59 billion in taxpayer-funded payments. How do these universities spend their share of the public purse? 

How Canon Change Should Happen

Apr 10, 2017 by Carol Iannone |

Carol Iannone argues for the traditional method of canon formation.

Radicalism’s Yield: Politics and the Illiberal Academy

Dec 01, 2016 by Mark Zunac |

In the Winter 2016 Academic Questions (vol. 29, no. 4), Mark Zunac discusses the evolution of liberal arts from a field encouraging inquiry to today's ideological sounding board.

Are Your Kids Getting a Daily Dose of News Propaganda with Their Common Core?

Sep 22, 2016 by Ashley Thorne |

Common Core offers students dumbed down and biased news articles to fill an appetite of "informational texts."

Time and Beauty: Commencement Address at Veritas Academy

Jun 02, 2016 by Peter Wood |

Last week, NAS president Peter Wood spoke to students of Veritas Preparatory Academy as they move into America's universities. 

Avoiding Scholarship’s Dead Ends

Sep 01, 2015 by Bradford Tuckfield |

Statistical analysis and adherence to tradition can help determine which academic programs have lasting value. 

Summer 2015 Academic Questions: “Common Readings, Uncommon Conversations”

Jun 17, 2015 by NAS |

The new issue of Academic Questions takes on questions about common readings, "translingualism," and more. 

The Liberal Arts as Conversation

Jun 04, 2015 by Jack Kerwick |

Philosophy professor Jack Kerwick writes that the purpose of education is not traditionalism, careerism, or activism, but what he calls "conversationalism."

Acknowledging Things of Darkness: Postcolonial Criticism of The Tempest

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.

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