Spring 2016

Classics: Curriculum & Profession

Peter T. Struck
With undergraduates increasingly pursuing vocational studies, what can the classics offer prospective students? The field’s experimentation and diversity of thought (literary, historical, philosophical, archaeological) remain its strengths, and its proponents should advocate for pure research, as do the sciences, by disseminating knowledge of the past through popular media and online courses, which can reach a broader public and make classical teaching a public good.
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