Sightings Articles

Painting of Oedipus at Colonus

Oedipus | humanities | Religion and Literature

Oedipus Then and Again … And Again

Pasolini’s Edipo Re reminds us of the boldness at the heart of humanistic learning: the conviction that the texts we decide to study should matter not just for us but for anyone. ...

March 9, 2023
Black graduation caps and the backs of multiple heads

higher education | Economics | humanities

(Not) Doing It for the Money

The American educational system and religion are more closely tied to economics than is readily acknowledged....

October 13, 2022

activism | arts | Cicero | federal budget | humanities

Humanities Endangered

Editor's note: We will be off this Thursday for the University's spring interim. See you next week! In and after the present chaos, should our republic survive as a republic, wounded but responsible citizens will need to assess what they lost and ...

March 20, 2017