Humanities

We need the humanities more than ever, despite all the shouting

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:37

by JOHN IBBITSON
PUBLISHED APRIL 5, 2018  UPDATED APRIL 5, 2018

Majoring in the humanities

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:27

Majoring in the humanities seems like a bad idea these days. Employers don’t want to hire you, we hear, and when they do, they pay poorly (I’ve written three stories saying as much in the last two weeks). But a new study out today gives hope to liberal arts graduates.