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humanities



  • The war on journalism is a war on the humanities

    by Monika Eisenhauer

    "The intention of historical science is to write the history of people and societies as objectively as possible. For this purpose it needs free and unrestricted access to the sources."



  • Humanities Endowment Announces New Grants Amid Old Threats

    The grants were announced two weeks after the Trump administration released a proposed budget for fiscal 2020 that called for closure of the agency, whose activities were described as lying outside of “core federal responsibilities.”



  • Are the Humanities History?

    by Michael Massing

    In the brave new world that is emerging, the humanities will have a critical part to play—provided that they themselves can adapt to it.



  • Humanities Majors Drop

    Among majors within the humanities, the largest declines were among English and history -- disciplines that are traditionally the most popular in the humanities. They saw a combined drop of 10 percent in 2015 and a 16 percent drop from 2012 to 2015.



  • The Real Humanities Crisis

    by Gary Gutting

    The point of work should not be just to provide the material goods we need to survive.