Humanities

Historians make predictions and recommendations and explore their role in the Trump era

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Scholars debate what his election means, whether efforts to band together as a discipline to oppose him were wrong and what the future may hold for their field.

Author discusses his new book on the state of classics

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Author discusses his new book on the battles over the discipline and its future.

Students at Penn remove portrait of Shakespeare

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Students at Penn set off debate by replacing image of the Bard in English department building with a photo of Audre Lorde, the black feminist poet.

New analysis shows high debt levels for some humanities Ph.D.s and no debt for others

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Some doctorate earners emerge with high levels of debt, while a growing number have none. For a plurality, teaching assistantships are top source of revenue, but that's not the case for most other disciplines.

Faculty members allege a pattern of breach of contract at San Francisco State University

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At San Francisco State, professors allege a pattern of ignoring promises made to recruit or retain faculty members.

Research paper suggests liberal arts colleges are offering more courses outside the liberal arts

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Research suggests that new courses at liberal arts colleges these days may increasingly be coming from practical fields.

Art School Critique 2.0

Date: 
Fri, 11/18/2016 to Sat, 11/19/2016

Location

525 West 120th Street
New York , New York 10027
United States

Author discusses new book on attacks on philosophers during Cold War

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Author discusses his new book about why philosophers were an early target of the Cold War Red scare.

2017 Virginia Humanities Conference

Date: 
Fri, 04/07/2017 to Sat, 04/08/2017

Location

1460 University Drive, Shenandoah University
Winchester , Virginia 22601
United States

Author discusses new book, 'The Uberfication of the University'

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Author discusses new book on the relationship between the "sharing economy" and the erosion of faculty rights.

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