Series: “The Importance of the Humanities” Post #1: Why Teach English?

Today introduces the first post in what will be a 5-part series reproducing a very important discussion going on recently in some of America’s most important and widely-read publications. The topic is “the importance of the humanities,” and the authors are some of the most esteemed benefactors and purveyors of the humanities, but the opinions of these writers appear alongside those who write from a different perspective, and who wish to urge caution to readers…

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Welcome Back!

I’m excited to finally welcome everyone back to the start of a new semester. Things have got up and running quickly around Drury University and I’m already looking forward to the events and programming that lie ahead. A quick look though Drury’s official Twitter feed (@DruryUniversity) shows plenty of activity both in the humanities and all around campus. The incoming freshman class finished up their four-day orientation with the annual service plunge, where they participate…

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