Humanities Information


Humanities Information

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Leo Some tragic news hits you hard and makes you re-evaluate your entire life. Use this opportunity to think long and hard about the direction you are taking.

When We Was Kids In Chicago


Radio was the big communicator, back when I was a kid. Whole families huddled around the speaker of that hulk.

When We Was Kids In Chicago (Part 2)


From an early age my Mother sent me to the schools, she thought, would do the best for my education. Whether or not, my Father agreed, mattered little.

Native American Indian Art Wood Carvings of the Pacific Northwest


Native American Indian art in the American southwest is dominated by the magnificent pottery and jewelry in the region. When it comes to the Pacific Northwest region which covers the states of Oregon, Washington, British Columbia (Canada) and the southern part of Alaska, the Native American art here is mostly wood carvings.

Murder Solved From The Grave


I am very interested in reading about ghostly stories and spirits etc. A couple of years ago I heard about a story which is apparently true, about a murder which was solved from the grave.

Better Red than Dead!


Red, perhaps the first color our eyes perceive.It is said that people suffering from temporary color-blindness for whatever reason start to perceive red before they can discern any other color.

Books on Horsemanship - Xenophon Had it Right


Xenophon was a 4th Century BC Greek cavalry officer and military hero, student of Socrates, historian, author, and expert on horsemanship - a man of many talents. His horsemanship writings addressed the proper care of the horse, how to choose a horse, and the training of the war horse.

The Nos Feratu


The Caduceus has the pine cone representing the Pineal Gland which it looks like. Clearly the Edwin Smith Codex alone should be enough to tell us that the Egyptians knew a great deal about the human anatomy.

A Short Biography on Some of Europes Most Loved and Hated Monarchs - Pt2 (Mad) King George III


King George III who suffered from porphyria, a maddening disease, was born in 1738 to Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta. In 1761 George married Charlotte of Mecklinburg-Strelitz and together produced fifteen children: nine sons and six daughters.

Precious Stones The Big Five - Part 4 The Diamond


The diamond is generally regarded as the premier gem in the world of precious stones.Of all the precious stones the diamond has the simplest composition; it is merely crystallized carbon.

Precious Stones The Big Five-Part 5 The Pearl


Since pearls are so rare and possess such a high degree of natural beauty, they have been considered to be among the most splendid of gems for many centuries.The people of India and Persia (Iraq) were among the earliest to collect pearls, because of the rich fisheries of Ceylon and the Persian Gulf, the Indian and Persian princes in the last century, acquired huge collections of pearls that have never been equaled, these collections would be worth hundreds of millions of dollars today.

How to Create a Multi-Artistic Piece (Article 1 of 2)


In the late 19th century the music world was graced by an artist who would push the boundaries of music and art. Richard Wagner laid the foundation for performance art.

Personal Protection Specialists and Celebrity Stalking


Celebrity stalking has become the way for the socially inept to; A. "normality" or B.

Tarot Cards Demystified: The Suit of Pentacles


There are many ways to interpret the symbolism found in Tarot Cards. There are varying points of view that exist about what each card means or represents.

Tarot Cards Demystified: The Suit of Cups


There are many ways to interpret the symbolism found in Tarot Cards. There are varying points of view that exist about what each card means or represents.

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Wall Street Journal

The Humanities' Decline Makes Us Morally Obtuse
Wall Street Journal
The humanities teach understanding, but they also teach humility: that we may be wrong and our enemies may be right, that the past can be criticized without our necessarily feeling superior to it, that people's professed motives are not the whole story ...



University of Texas at Dallas (press release)

School of Arts and Humanities, O'Donnell Institute Unveil New Journal
University of Texas at Dallas (press release)
“We want this to be a place for critical, thoughtful conversations,” said Dr. Dennis Kratz, dean of the School of Arts and Humanities and the Ignacy and Celina Rockover Professor. “It's to enlighten people about a wide range of subjects and also to ...



Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

BARAN | STEM and Humanities? Apples and Oranges.
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
In most U.S. college communities, STEM majors are awarded a certain prestige denied to humanities majors. A physics or engineering student is considered to be partaking in a more rigorous and intellectually demanding curriculum than a government or ...



Washington Post

Give the humanities courses their due
Washington Post
Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels made a critical request of students in his Sept. 15 op-ed, “Please take that 'impractical' humanities course.” The title of his piece spoke for itself. As a political science student at Syracuse ...



Huntingford Humanities to feature Thor Hanson
Peninsula Daily News
CHIMACUM — The 17th annual Huntingford Humanities Lecture will be by author and scientist Thor Hanson on Thursday. Hanson, who lives on San Juan Island, will speak at 6:30 p.m. at Chimacum High School auditorium at 91 West Valley Road.



Penn: Office of University Communications

Q&A with Karen Redrobe, new director of the Wolf Humanities Center
Penn: Office of University Communications
With a plan to expand programs and increase diversity and inclusivity, Karen Redrobe has stepped into her new role as director of the Wolf Humanities Center at the University of Pennsylvania. She replaces James English, an English professor, who was ...



National Catholic Reporter

Decline of humanities education reflects ancient debate
National Catholic Reporter
I have lately been drawn into the big conversation around the so-called humanities — those fields of scholarship that explore humans and culture in disciplines like language, literature, the arts, religion, history and philosophy. Many argue that the ...



National Review

Why the Decline of the Humanities?
National Review
Enrollments in college humanities programs have been falling for years — why? In a new Martin Center article, Indiana University professor Fabio Rojas offers an explanation. First, he considers the standard reasons advanced by people on the left and ...



UConn Today

UConn to Lead New England Humanities Consortium
UConn Today
The University of Connecticut will lead a new collaboration of colleges and universities in this region forming the New England Humanities Consortium (NEHC), which will focus on programming in such fields as history, language, art, literature, and ...



Axios

The dying humanities degree
Axios
Amid uncertainty for how to best navigate the profoundly changing job future, students in U.S. colleges are turning away from the humanities and toward STEM subjects, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics.


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