Humanities Information


Humanities Information

Ernesto Apomayta offers Explanation of Mediums, Paints, & Techniques Used by Artists


Special Types of MediumsRice paper is a very delicate medium with lots of natural imperfections that lend beauty and character to the painting. Some rice paper has flecks, sparkle, gold, and silver incorporated within the paper.

A Brief Biography of Rene Boissevain the Agate Adventurer and Creator of The Crystal Caves Museum


In 1964 myself (Ren), Nelleke my wife, and our daughter Iefje emigrated from Holland to Australia. I was 29 years old and Nelleke a few years younger.

From Dynasty to Destiny: Ten Celebrated Inventions of Ancient China


In the last two centuries, new cultural discoveries have nearly rewritten history. It's been an exciting time, full of adventure and surprises.

Elvis Presley, Lifting Off


He seems to live forever. A network television movie about his life is scheduled for 2005.

Synchronized Swimming, Dolphin Cognition and Visualization


As humans become more technologically advanced and are able to see our environments from the outside looking in, we gather insight to our 3D space that we normally would not be able to do, these leaps in understanding which leads to increased technological advances appears to be increased due to such abilities. We have been able to increase our understanding of our total world and space through sea exploration, aircraft observation and space flight.

Ancient Indian Civilizations - Where Did They All Go?


In 1350 AD we were still quite a few centuries from settling at Plymouth. I have been luckily in that I have found adequate records back to 1200s in my family tree.

How To Get Rich and Die Quick!


It is funny how web site promotion can suddently plunge you into literary exploits..

Peruvian Artist Shares Why Preservation of Culture and Rituals Sacred To His Art


My artistic endeavor have led me towards a personal sense of mission, because the visual arts are more than a passive representation of the life style and culture of the Incas, Aztecs, Mayas and Chinese of the Asian-pacific.Through my work, I seek to preserve and stimulate an alternative vision to the modern industrialized twenty-first Century.

A Defense of Cultural Intelligence


When humans set off to address fundamental issues about what and how life is to be, two important questions exercise the conscience though a middle-ground question could arise from these two. One question is: 'how do we make humans the measure of all things for now and for things that are to come?' The other question is: 'how do we make nature the measure of all things for now and for things that are to come?'The first question submits the direction of nature to the boundless will and self-determination of humans.

Basic Chinese Pinyin Rules


* Make sure you set your browser encoding correctly to read Chinese words in this article. Chinese Simplified GB2312 is recommended.

Masking European Animism


The ancient peoples of Europe were more fond of masks and religious ritual than you would suspect if you saw Europeans today. Mask wearing and shamanism was part and parcel of everyday life in ancient Western European tradition, say researchers.

Man and His Machines


A woman creates life from her womb, and man tries to create life through his machines.I have always had a close relationship to machines, any kind of machine.

A Hidden Oriental Jewel: 100% Chinese Hand-Made Silk Embroidery


IntroductionDo you know what "silk embroidery is? Do you know what it looks like? Many people I come across in the U.S.

Native American Astrology: The Hawk (March 21 - April 19)


The Hawk is the first sign of the Native American astrology, it heralds spring and the end of winter. If you are born under this sign, you were born at the "Time of Awakening".

The Sixties


A decade that stands out above the rest of our world's history as a time of revolutionary changes from all over the globe - changes that even effected outer space. There was unprecedented levels of sexual freedom celebrated among the world's youth, and teenagers around the world revolted against the generations before them.

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Pacific Standard

To Be a Good Doctor, Study the Humanities
Pacific Standard
As a philosophy major in college before medical school, I believe I learned what it means to be a good doctor equally from my humanities classes as from my science classes. Studying the humanities helps students develop critical-thinking skills ...

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Arizona State University

New certificate offers innovative approach to challenges in health
Arizona State University
In fall 2018, Arizona State University will begin offering coursework toward a new Health Humanities Certificate. The health humanities is an interdisciplinary field that brings humanities methods — for example, exploration of literary, historical ...



Times Higher Education (THE)

Are the humanities in crisis? If they are, how can we save them?
Times Higher Education (THE)
Rob Paige, provost emeritus of Arizona State University, has spoken of “indicators of clear and present danger to the humanities”. Yet Blaine Greteman, associate professor of English at the University of Iowa, has argued that “the humanities death ...



Intermountain Catholic

2018 Madeleine Arts and Humanities award
Intermountain Catholic
During the Madeleine Arts and Humanities Festival Awards dinner May 12 at the Grand America, Katharine A. Coles was presented with the 2018 Madeleine Arts and Humanities award. Shown from left are the Very Rev. Martin Diaz, rector of the Cathedral of ...



Stanford University News

Philosopher Debra Satz named dean of Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences
Stanford University News
Professor Debra Satz, who has served in numerous administrative roles including as senior associate dean for the humanities and arts from 2010 to 2017, has been named dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, Provost Persis Drell announced ...



Mississippi Humanities Council hosts panel to discuss state and city infrastructure crisis
Mississippi News Now
The Mississippi Humanities Council hosted a panel discussion to address concerns from citizens regarding potholes, bridge closures and the role of state government. The timing coincides with last week's deadly accident involving a Jackson Academy ...



Stanford University News

Stanford Humanities Center announces its new fellows
Stanford University News
The HUMANITIES CENTER has announced its new class of 33 fellows for the 2018-19 academic year. The scholars' research topics include analysis of abstract medieval art, the redesign of American suburbs, the portrayal of war in Old English poetry, ...



The Stanford Daily

Debra Satz, philosopher and professor, named dean of School of Humanities
The Stanford Daily
Debra Satz, philosopher and Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society, has been named the next dean of Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences, Provost Persis Drell announced Monday. “I am so pleased that Debra will lead Humanities and ...



USA TODAY

STEM is essential for our nation's future. But it's not the only discipline that matters.
USA TODAY
But the public discussion sometimes implies that, in the digital age, only the STEM disciplines are relevant. There is less emphasis on the intrinsic value of the arts and humanities, less understanding of how they, too, can help shape the future of ...



Opinion: Coding skills won't save your job — but the humanities will
MarketWatch
If people want a skill set that can adapt and ride the wave of workplace automation, they should look to — the humanities. Here's why: There's a whole new skill emerging around having a deep understanding of what drives human behavior and how humans ...


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