COMMENTARY: What are the Humanities and why should we care?

The Humanities are often called “the thinking arts.” They include history, literature, philosophy, comparative religion, archaeology, architectural history, anthropology, ethics, folklore and folklife, jurisprudence, languages, linguistics, political science, and the history, criticism and theory of art. This may sound pretty effete, until you realize that the Port Penn Marshland Festival; public programs studying Delaware’s role […]