“They Engage in … Clarification”

ted-brownThanks to Amanda Anderson, in 15 minutes or less you can think a little more clearly about challenges to the Humanities in the modern university — and come up with a few possible answers to those challenges.

They help one to develop and integrate a fundamental practice into one’s life. If the dinner table question was not “But what will you do with an English major?”… but rather “What kind of life do you find meaningful or valuable and what books or works of art or college classes helped you to figure that out?” then one might begin to understand what one does with a Humanities major….

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