Posts tagged “Humanities”

Is Criticism an Art or a Science?

Over at The New Yorker, Joshua Rothman profiles Franco Moretti, who does …

Posted March 24th, 2014

Go to Graduate School, Become Self-Published Author

Here’s how not to solve the perceived irrelevance of the humanities. The …

Posted February 10th, 2014

It’s Time to Return to the New Critics

Over at the Witherspoon Institute’s excellent online journal Public Discourse, I have …

Posted December 17th, 2013

Is the University Dead?

J.M. Coetzee says the university is finished. Why? It is no longer …

Posted November 4th, 2013

J.V. Cunningham and the Value of Humanities

If you haven’t read the poetry of J.V. Cunningham, you should. His …

Posted October 20th, 2013