Simon During Simon During is professor of English at the University of Melbourne. Read MoreRead Less Stories by this Author The Review ‘Whiteness’ and the Humanities By Simon During September 2, 2021 The logic of antiracism and the history of the humanities are sometimes in tension. The Review The Right-Wing Medievalist Who Refused the Loyalty Oath By Simon During November 20, 2020 On Ernst Kantorowicz, academic freedom, and “the secret university.” The Review What Were the Humanities, Anyway? By Simon During August 31, 2020 This dangerous moment demands that we give an elusive concept its history. The Review Losing Faith in the Humanities By Simon During December 18, 2019 The decline of religion and the decline of the canon are part of the same big story.