Conflicts about policing the border have erupted in much of the world. How people respond depends on the many distinct visions of what borders are meant to be protecting.
Aristotle coined the term "enthymeme" to refer to arguments, words and ideas that are broadly accepted among the people of a nation. So what happens when enthymemes start to disappear?
From the 1930s to the 1960s, 'The Negro Motorist's Green Book' and 'Travelguide: Vacation and Recreation Without Humiliation' offered African-American roadtrippers lists of black-friendly businesses.
The Whole Earth Catalog was a blueprint for sustainability that envisioned humans living in balance with nature. Its creative spirit was welcomed in a year riven by war, assassinations and riots.
Towns are embracing their eccentric visitors as a way to boost their struggling economies.
McNaughton's works elicit giddy mockery from the left and effusive love from the right. Why do they resonate so strongly?
'The Mother Road' is one step closer to becoming a National Historic Trail, which would allocate funds for struggling towns along the original Route 66.
The gooey treat couldn't have become popularized without the technological advances of the Industrial Revolution, which brought cheap sweets to the masses.
Simpson, who has made the black body the focal point of her work, discusses her biggest influences and the challenges of creating in our current cultural and political climate.
When covering Africa, Bourdain rejected the monolithic way media outlets have historically depicted the continent's diverse cultures and populations.
A report from RBC Royal Bank reaffirms what thought leaders keep insisting -- there will be more and more demand for a liberal arts education in our increasingly digital world.
We are already collaborating – the question is, how can we do it better?
Investor Bill Miller's $75 million gift to the Johns Hopkins philosophy department clashes with conventional wisdom regarding the value studying the humanities today.
What does society want and need from the arts and humanities?
If leaders of educational institutions are concerned about the employability of graduates, they should avoid over-investing in STEM subjects and stop snubbing liberal arts.
A new government program will create 10,000 work placements for undergraduates in only business and STEM subjects. Why not fund students to innovate in the social sector too?
For decades, African universities have placed greater focus on what they teach, rather than how they teach it. But the job market now demands graduates that have been taught to think, not regurgitate
The Greco-Roman society believed that people weren't born human, they became human. But how can humanity be defined?That's what the project of decolonising the humanities could be dedicated to.
As the United States bars its gates to newcomers, the 'Aeneid' – a story of war, exile, racial hatred and irrational fears – is particularly resonant.
Trump's budget would eliminate the National Endowment for the Humanities, breaking a tradition of funding humanities scholarship that goes back to the nation's founding.