Further Reading

Steven Mintz, Why We Need the Humanities in Today’s Career-Focused World, Inside Higher Ed, 30 August, 2021.

The Guardian view on English language and literature: more, please, The Guardian, 27 June, 2021.

Anna Fazackerley, Studying history should not be only for the elite, say acedemics, The Guardian, 1 May, 2021.

Cornel West and Jeremy Tate, Howard University’s removal of classics is a spiritual catastrophe, The Washington Post, 19 April, 2021.

Joe Moran, What Is a University Now?, TLS, 2 October, 2020.

Robert Wright, How the humanities prepare students for an ever-changing information economy, Ottawa Citizen, 30 November, 2020.

The Guardian view on book therapy: an old idea finds new life, The Guardian, 4 September, 2020.

Scott Jaschik, Putting the Humanities Ph.D. to Work, Inside Higher Ed, 8 July, 2020.

Sean Foley, Education without liberal arts is a threat to humanity, argues UBC president, CBC Radio, Posted 14 January, 2020, updated 20 July, 2020.

Charlotte Hempel, Let’s hear it for the humanities in the fight against Covid-19, Religion Media Centre, 7 May, 2020.

Agnes Callard, What Do the Humanities Do in a Crisis?, The New Yorker, 11 April, 2020.

William Davies, How the humanities became the new enemy within, The Guardian, 28 February, 2020.

Owen Jones, Market economics has driven universities into crisis – and we’re all paying the price, The Guardian, 14 February, 2020.

Anna Fazackerley, Alarm at Ofsted-style plan to rank universities by graduate earnings, The Guardian, 11 February, 2020.

Jessica Stillman, The Most Unexpected Workplace Trend Coming in 2020: the Return of the Liberal Arts Major. Inc., 26 November, 2019.

Heather Long, The World’s Top Economists Just Made the Case for Why We Still Need English Majors. The Washington Post, 19 October, 2019.

Arundhati Roy, Literature Provides Shelter. That’s Why We Need It. The Guardian, 13 May, 2019.

Aaron Hanlon,  Lies About the Humanities – and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 7 December, 2018.

Elizabeth H. Bradley, The Practical Humanities. Inside Higher Ed, 22 October, 2018.

Aaron Hanlon, English Majors Get Good Jobs Too. The Colby Echo, 15 March, 2018.

Scott Jaschik, Shocker: Humanities Grads Gainfully Employed and Happy. Inside Higher Ed, 7 February, 2018.

Valerie Strauss, The Surprising Thing Google Learned About its Employees – and What it Means for Today’s Students. The Washington Post, 20 December, 2017.

Ilana Gershon & Noah BerlatskyStudying Humanities Teaches You How to Get a Job. The Pacific Standard, 12 October, 2017.

Steven Pearlstein, Meet the Parents Who Won’t Let Their Children Study Literature. The Washington Post, 2 September, 2016.

Elizabeth McMillan, Maritime Universities See Plunging Enrolment in Humanities Programs. CBC News, 16 February, 2016.

Gretchen Busl, Humanties Research is Groundbreaking, Life-changing … and Ignored. The Guardian, 19 October, 2015.

Alex Dean, Japan’s Humanities Chop Sends Shivers Down Academic Spines. The Guardian, 26 September, 2015.

Nash Jenkins, Alarm Over Huge Cuts to Humanities and Social Sciences at Japanese Universities. Time, 16 September, 2015.

Anon., Employers Value Soft Skills, But Don’t Seek Them Out, Expert Says. CBC News, 16 September, 2015.

William DeresiewiczThe Neoliberal Arts: How College Sold its Soul to the Market. Harper’s Magazine, September 2015

Adam ChapnikWhy Enrolling in the Liberal Arts is Smarter than You Think. Literary Review of Canada, May 2015

Interview with Yo-Yo Ma on the importance of the Arts and Humanities: Yo-Yo Ma Urges “STEAM” to Drive the Nation’s Workforce. Americans for the Arts, 12 April, 2015.

Loretta Jackson-Haynes, We Don’t Need More STEM Majors. We Need More STEM Majors with Liberal Arts Training. The Washington Post, 18 February, 2015.

Ollivier DyensArt Can Enhance Humanity’s Survival. University Affairs, 10 December, 2014.

Jeffrey Dorfman, Surprise: Humanities Degrees Provide Great Return On Investment. Forbes, 20 November, 2014

McGill Professor Antonia Maioni, President of the Federation for the Humanities: Arts Graduates Are Best Prepared for the Unexpected. The Globe and Mail, 15 September, 2014.

Sebastien Roldan, It’s Wrong to Think that Getting a PhD Today is a Waste of Time. The Montreal Gazette, 2 August, 2014.

Interview with Pericles Lewis: Pericles Lewis: A Humanities Education Produces Truly Creative Leaders. The Guardian, 14 February, 2014.

 Robert WatsonBottom Line Shows Humanities Really Do Make Money. UCLA Newsroom, 23 March, 2010.

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