Lettres, Sciences Humaines

19 mai 2019

How Performance-Based Funding in Ontario Incentivizes Arts Enrolments

I have noted over the years that there is a strain of thought in the humanities which absolutely revels in its own demise.  I call it “humanities disaster porn”, in which pretty much any tale of atrocities being committed on the humanities must be true because we can conceive of it being true. More...

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18 mai 2019

Liberal Arts Cuts, Evangelical Edition

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Gordon College announces cuts to majors, consolidating history, philosophy and political science into a single department and eliminating stand-alone majors in chemistry, foreign languages, physics and other fields. More...

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House Spending Package Boosts Funding for NEH, NEA

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts would each receive a $12.5 million funding increase in a spending package released Tuesday by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. More...

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The Need for a Recovery of the Humanities

HomeTo recover the trust of students and their families, Michael S. Roth writes, we must overcome our cultivated insularity.
As the academic year concludes, I find myself looking forward to a break from the onslaught of bad news about higher education in general and the humanities in particular. Another liberal arts college is forced to close for financial reasons; another university humanities program is cut back; a superrich university floats the idea of reducing its support for book publication. More...

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09 mai 2019

L’Inseec se réinvente

HeadwayBlog Headway - Olivier Rollot. La partie « Humanité et société » est le premier pilier d’une pédagogie dans la logique du « continuum » classe préparatoire / Grande école. Un apport de culture générale qui doit aussi être bénéfique pour les étudiants issus de DUT, licence professionnelle, prépas ECT, prépas ATS… qui en ont moins bénéficié pendant leur cursus. Plus...

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Liberal Arts Under Pressure

HomeHow much do we value the liberal arts? Recent decisions in higher education continue to send mixed signals. In a positive development, the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point seems to have reversed a previous decision to make deep cuts in liberal arts programs. West Virginia’s Wheeling Jesuit University, however, recently announced the elimination of all liberal arts majors and laid off most of its liberal arts faculty. More...

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08 mai 2019

États généraux de l'édition en SHS

hceres.frLes 17 et 18 juin 2019, l'EHESS organise les "États généraux de l'édition en SHS" qui comprendra notamment un atelier "Éthique de la publication (intégrité, déontologie, plagiat, etc.)". Plus...

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05 mai 2019

Por qué hacer Humanidades es hacer ciencia

The ConversationCada vez resulta más habitual en esta sociedad o, al menos, en este país, dividir a los intelectuales –y a sus alumnos– en dos grandes ramas de conocimiento: las letras y las ciencias, como si los primeros no fueran científicos y los segundos no hubieran de tener un cierto dominio del conocimiento humanístico que nos ha conducido al avance científico del que gozamos en la actualidad. More...

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20 avril 2019

After Cuts, Jesuits End Ties to Wheeling Jesuit

HomeBy Greg Toppo. University's president says the troubled West Virginia institution will be "rebranded" this fall after the Society of Jesus announces it can't continue its affiliation. The move follows sharp cuts to its liberal arts disciplines, including theology, philosophy and history. More...

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A Jesuit University Without History or Philosophy?

HomeBy Greg Toppo. Wheeling Jesuit eliminates all majors in liberal arts, keeping pre-professional programs and athletics. Many tenured professors are losing jobs. More...

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