What Are the Humanities For?

“Debates about the ‘future of the humanities’ frequently revolve around the suspicion that the humanities might not have one. Yet despite the direness of this anxiety — an anxiety especially personal for every academic worried about professional choices or mortgage payments — conversations on the topic are often dull, long-faced affairs …” (more)

[Patrícia Vieira, Los Angeles Review of Books, 17 September]

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