Against the Grain

The Value of a (Disappearing) Humanities Education

What’s the value of a liberal arts education? It’s become commonplace to hear Humanities degrees condemned as a waste of money, purportedly not readying students for the world of work. Author and literary critic Gayle Greene counters that they have never been more necessary — yet are disappearing from higher education.


Gayle Greene, Immeasurable Outcomes: Teaching Shakespeare in the Age of the Algorithm Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023


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