Timely and Interesting Readings

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Judith Butler on the value of the humanities 

Sherry Turkle on the value of conversation

 

Reports on the Liberal Arts, Humanities and Higher Education

The 2013 AAAS report on the Humanities – The Heart of the Matter

A Crucible Moment: College Learning & Democracy’s Future

South Carolina Department of Education Report on Education

 

Speeches

Barack Obama’s 2013 Address to the UN General Assembly

George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates 

Dreaming big: 13 memorable speeches

 

Short Essays and Articles

Philosopher Kings and Fiscal Cliffs