In modern times, the Humanities has come to encompass a large variety of topics, all of which reference back to culture in various aspects. The study of the Humanities is essentially a study of what makes us human. While broad in scope, its focus on critical thinking, analyzing, and the ability to reflect on one’s place in the larger narrative of humankind.

*What are the Humanities?

*Identify key traditions and ideas influencing our culture

*In a written response, explain in detail what the Humanities are and how they influence culture?