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False Perceptions About the Humanities

December 12, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

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Many people have false perceptions about the humanities, writes Aaron Hanlon, assistant professor of English at Colby College. In a recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Hanlon highlights the four main misperceptions that individuals have regarding scholarship and teaching in humanistic fields. The list of misinformed opinions includes: “The humanities are noncognitive,” or […]

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