In the past, the blog has shared a number of articles discussing the state of the humanities in present-day American society. Below is a link to a short but thoughtful piece by Washington Post book columnist Michael Dirda on the the implications of a screen-based culture for the humanities. The article, “The Future of Reading, the Future of the Humanities,” was published in the November/December issue of Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities.