Providence College: What Do the Humanities Do?

On October 21, 2022, the Frederick Douglass Project at Providence College will host Eric Adler for a discussion of the humanities and why they matter: In the late nineteenth century, the United States witnessed the so-called Battle of the Classics in which educators fought over the role of Latin and ancient Greek in college curricula. […]

SUNY-Geneseo: The Future of the Humanities

On March 23, 2023, the Forum on Constitutionalism and Democracy at SUNY-Geneseo will be hosting Eric Adler to give a lecture on the value and future of the humanities, and on the way that the study of the humanities should (and should not) be defended today. The humanities are not faring well on campus these […]