The Humanities Are More Economical

What Teaching Political Philosophy and Efficiency Have to Do with Each Other. In a display speech to demonstrate his skills, the ancient rhetorician Gorgias defended the Greek beauty Helen from charges that […]

Teaching Humanities at West Point

WHEN PRESIDENT DREW FAUST visits the United States Military Academy at West Point today, she is scheduled to meet with an interdisciplinary colloquium of faculty and staff members who have been reading […]

Salman Rushdie, David Simon and Alice Waters announced as speakers

Internationally acclaimed author Salman Rushdie, Emmy Award-winning writer and producer (and creator of HBO’s The Wire) David Simon, and celebrated chef, restauranteur, author, activist and National Humanities Medalist Alice Waters will be […]

Humanities research is groundbreaking, life-changing… and ignored

Humanities scholars are making strides in sectors from sustainability to robotics – why are so few people aware of their work?