What can a course in Interdisciplinary Humanities offer for today’s careers ?

The Humanities, described in the classical sense as the study of human experience, expressions thereof, and the evolution of human society, are distinguished by an emphasis on interdisciplinarity and critical thinking.

Arguably, the most prominent humanities fields are history and the arts, while Philosophy, languages, and law – although they overlap with the Social Sciences in many respects – are the rest. We live in the information age in which narratives, or public discourses, very often, are the power shifters – they determine how political and cultural scripts might play out in a social context. This makes a humanities education particularly empowering as it lends one the skills required to intervene in or shape narratives and public discourses.

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