Humanities advocates alarmed by reports that Trump's first budget will seek to kill NEH and NEA

Report that first Trump budget will try to kill arts and humanities endowments alarms many academics. Science programs in Energy Department could also face cuts.

Anthropology groups organize Foucault read-in for Inauguration Day

Anthropologists and other scholars plan read-in of Michel Foucault to mark inauguration of Donald Trump.

History professors say even survey courses should make students think like historians

Professors say even introductory courses should make students think like historians.

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

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

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

Students at Penn remove portrait of Shakespeare

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

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

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

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

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