Reinvigorating the Humanities in American Life

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By American Council of Trustees and Alumni and American Council of Trustees. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Some say the humanities have lost their way. But there is hope for the future. Can developments in the digital humanities bring about a renaissance in the way higher education presents and understands art and culture? Former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, distinguished scholar of art history and comparative literature, author, and former trustee of Indiana University, Bruce Cole joins Higher Ed Now to consider how the health of the humanities can revitalize campus culture and civic engagement.

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