Anyone can read Ulysses in a day, if you shut yourself in your room for 24 hours and gain sustenance from some kind of IV drip. But not everyone can be a Literature major. Here’s why.
Professor of Religious Studies and Law John Coughlin reflects on NYUAD’s experiment in global education.
Prompted by President Obama’s remarks about majoring in art history, Veronica Houk meditates on what liberal arts education teaches you to do.
An NYUAD alumnus reflects on his experience with the college’s Core Curriculum and suggests a few changes for the future.
To read, or not to read, the “dead white men”: that is the question for NYUAD senior Lauren Horst.
A suggestion for rebooting NYUAD’s signature Core Curriculum.
A Virtual Roundtable about the promise and challenges of global liberal arts education in the twenty-first century at NYUAD and beyond.
Where is world literature? It is quite a slippery fish, and it is not yet certain where we should look for it or where we might end up finding it. The idea of world literature is a current problem on several levels: society, the literature itself, and language. The...
Last summer, while interning at a contemporary art gallery in Manhattan, my boss assigned me the prestigious task of purchasing a jeroboam (a three liter bottle) of champagne for her friend’s birthday. When I called a local liquor store, they offered me not only a...