A new report contends that fewer and fewer college English majors are being required to study Shakespeare. In a 60-page report titled " The Vanishing Shakespeare," the non-profit American Council of Trustees and Alumni reports that only 15 of the 70 colleges and universities it examined require their English majors to take a Shakespeare course.
April 12, 2007
10 Great Books about Education. A short reading list of works that have inspired the vision of Habele , a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of educational opportunities in the remote islands and atolls of Micronesia, an impoverished former American trust territory in the Central Pacific.
April 09, 2007
April 06, 2007
Mark Edmundson's 1997 Harper's essay On the Uses of a Liberal Education As Lite Entertainment For Bored College Students.
Also, a video clip and transcript of his appearance on Booknotes in support of his book Why Read?