The Humanities, Without Apology

2/4/2013; 57 minutes

Pauline Yu, president of the American Council of Learned Societies, addresses the frequently asked question of how the study of the humanities, including the arts, benefits America and its students. Yu is no stranger to the state of the arts and humanities. A scholar of East Asian languages and cultures, she served as Dean of Humanities in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1994 to 2003. (#24767)

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