Lettres, Sciences Humaines

25 juin 2018

Liberal arts face uncertain future at nation’s universities

University Business Magazine logoOne morning this past spring semester, Kathryn Wisniewski, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP), opened her campus email to discover that her major in English was on the chopping block. More...

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23 juin 2018

Glasgow School of Art: ‘It should have been the safest building’

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe hosepipes snaked all the way down to the river Clyde, thick with water, as firefighters smothered the last of the flames on Friday night and into Saturday. While they worked, students and artists, architects and sculptors gathered in the streets around the Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building – Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s art nouveau masterpiece – to find out what had happened, and ask: four years after the Mack was devastated by fire, how could it happen again. More...

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'It's dreadful to think what Glasgow might be without it': tributes to the School of Art

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA fine art photography graduate, a Turner prize-winner and a former lecturer offer their thoughts on the Mackintosh building, devastated by fire again. More...

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Glasgow School of Art: sprinklers had not been fitted after first fire

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianHopes rise that Mackintosh facade can be saved amid questions over why sprinkler system was not prioritised. More...

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Bulldoze or rebuild? Architects at odds over future of Glasgow School of Art

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIdeas about what to do with the charred remains of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s range from restoration to a building ‘fit for the 21st century’. More...

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Students' end-of-year artwork 2018 – your entries so far

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianWe asked you to share your end-of-year artwork. Here is a small selection of the hundreds of contributions we’ve received so far. More...

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Brick by brick, Glasgow must recreate its lost masterpiece

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianTo rebuild Mackintosh’s great work would be a long and costly project. But the School of Art has a place in the city’s heart. More...

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19 juin 2018

Where Should History Go?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Should history, as a discipline, be classified under “humanities” or “social science?” 
I’m sort of amazed that in the decade-plus that I’ve been writing this column, I’ve never asked the question directly of my wise and worldly readers. It’s worth asking. More...

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17 juin 2018

In Defense of the Liberal Arts

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Two groups issue joint statement on "increasingly threatened" disciplines and approaches.
In an era when liberal arts programs are being eliminated or changed at institutions public and private, two organizations on Thursday issued a joint statement in defense of the values of liberal arts education and of liberal arts disciplines. More...

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15 juin 2018

Les sciences humaines face à l'évolution des métiers et des compétences liée à la "transition numérique"

Les années récentes sont marquées au niveau mondial, et notamment en France, par une intense activité de réflexion et d’analyse des transformations liées au développement des technologies numériques. Toutes les sciences humaines (notamment l’économie, la sociologie et les sciences de gestion) sont sollicitées pour éclairer ce paysage en mutation. Plus...

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