Scholarship on the State of the Humanities

The Humanities We Are For

David Theo Goldberg and Wendy Brown organized a forum on “The University We Are For” at UC Berkeley in November, 2010. A version was also put on at UC Irvine (see the embedded video above.) James Clifford talked about the Greater Humanities at the Berkeley event concluding, I’m urging that we keep our eye on […]

Insider Higher Ed: Views: Sorry

Stephen Brockmann has penned an essay for Inside Higher Ed titled Sorry which looks back on the “culture wars” and how the humanities was replaced by vocational programmes while we were arguing over the canon. The battle between self-identified conservatives and progressives in the 1980s seems increasingly like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. […]