As I prepare for my 30th year as a humanities professor, I have noticed an odd paradox shared by the American academy and the Democratic Party: While our political tenets are progressive, our professional
LONDON (Reuters) - The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged 150 million pounds to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a centre for humanities that would
It’s been a tough few weeks for amateur history. First, journalist Naomi Wolf discovered on live radio that she had misinterpreted key historical terms in her new book, “Outrage,” leading her to draw wrong
Steve Jobs once proclaimed that “technology alone is not enough.” Creating a better world, he repeatedly stressed, requires focus on people as well as technology, on the humanities as well as the sciences.