Before the pandemic, before the murder of George Floyd and the others whose names we have been chanting, before even the presidential election of 2016, it already seemed, in the humanities, that it was the world and not just the job market that was falling apart. Provocative questions were being asked about whether we have maybe forgotten why we do what we do and why it is or isn’t worth doing. Truth? Beauty? Justice? In the midst of this Jonathan Arac wrote a crystalline micro-credo and put it away in his drawer. In it he sums up a life’s...Read More
Author: Jonathan Arac
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