The Crisis in the Humanities—What Would Shakespeare do?
AbstractIn this essay, I turn to Shakespeare for advice about how to alleviate the crisis in the humanities. University faculty and PhD students develop what I’ve called a dispositional immobility, a disposition to do what they do only in an academic setting. I think humanities faculty and doctoral students can learn from Shakespeare a good deal about how to mobilize themselves and what they do as well as a lot about how to change the institution of the humanities, especially by following his practice of institution blending. Shakespeare, I will argue, can teach us how to move. View Full-Text
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Yachnin, P. The Crisis in the Humanities—What Would Shakespeare do? Humanities 2016, 5, 31.
Yachnin P. The Crisis in the Humanities—What Would Shakespeare do? Humanities. 2016; 5(2):31.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yachnin, Paul. 2016. "The Crisis in the Humanities—What Would Shakespeare do?" Humanities 5, no. 2: 31.
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