How the New Deal paved the way for the Great Society and the creation of a federal agency devoted to the humanities.
Noah Davis talks to Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake about skipping class, the value of a liberal arts education, and the most difficult language to learn.
Don’t be afraid to stick with your liberal arts education. If history is any guide, it could be just as valuable as knowing how to write code.
The humanities and social sciences in America could use a white knight, but instead they got a white elephant.
As even liberal arts colleges continue to turn their back on the liberal arts, where will the technocrats produced by higher education hone their thinking skills to address the current crisis in governing?
Writer and Oberlin English professor Anne Trubek quizzes Victor E. Ferrall Jr., author of "Liberal Arts on the Brink," about the glum future of the American liberal arts college.
Questions about the direction and pertinence of a liberal arts education mirror questions being asked about the classical university as a whole.