Welcome to the humanities guide! Use the side tabs to navigate based on your major. Each page has information about career paths, major books and journals in your discipline, key databases you will use for research, and citation style guides. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact your professor or one of the librarians! At Maryville College, we are here to help you learn.
What are the humanities?
In the Humanities Division, we ask the big questions. What is the nature of ultimate reality? What is the meaning of human existence? What is our role in the world? How have other people past and present addressed these questions? Why and why did things happen the way they did? Could history have taken a different course? Can things be different in the future? At Maryville College, the Humanities include:
What's Happened to the Humanities? by Alvin B. Kernan
Call Number: 001.307 W5555 1997
Publication Date: 1997
The individual essays offer close observations into how the humanities have been affected by declining academic status, by demographic shifts, by reductions in financial support, and by changing communication technology.
Books on Major Thinkers
C. G. Jung and the Humanities by Karin Barnaby (Editor); Pellegrino D'Acierno
Call Number: 001.3 C425
Publication Date: 1990
C. G. Jung has been and continues to be a pervasive yet often unacknowledged presence in twentieth-century art and intellectual life.