Humanities

Grant to finance documentaries on Macedonian cemetery, Johns Creek

JOHNS CREEK, GA – Several members of the Johns Creek Student Leadership Class of 2023 will become Documentary Personalities in the coming year thanks to a recently awarded grant in Georgia Humanities. Student Leadership Johns Creek worked with the Johns Creek Historical Society and Mercer University to apply for the …

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Carter G. Woodson Lycecum to Host Online Public Lectures at the Institute on Black History Teaching – The Parthenon

Marshall’s Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum invites the tri-state community to attend two special lectures during his Institute on Black History Teaching, one celebrating Juneteenth, the other recalling the role important played by Woodson and others in the struggle to educate African Americans. The conferences will take place on Saturday …

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General education and majors in the humanities

A few weeks ago, Chad Orzel said on Twitter that just like colleges have science classes for non-majors, they should have humanities classes for non-majors. The idea was that many humanities courses are taught at a level that involves specialization, which can deter people who do not plan to specialize. …

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Rosemary Blieszner appointed Interim Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies | VTx

Executive Vice President and Rector Cyril Clarke has appointed Rosemary Blieszner, Professor Emeritus of Alumni and Past Dean of the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, as Interim Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Blieszner will succeed current Dean of the College of Architecture …

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City College Building to be named in honor of retired Chancellor Carroll

The San Diego City College Arts and Humanities Building, which will be renamed in honor of the Chancellor. Courtesy SDCCD The iconic arts and humanities building on the San Diego City College campus will be renamed in honor of retired Chancellor Constance Carroll. District administrators at San Diego Community College …

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Shakespearean Festival this week in Huntington, Barboursville

This week marks The 4th Annual West Virginia Shakespeare Festival, sponsored by Alchemy Theater and the West Virginia Humanities Council, as well as the first time the Alchemy Theater has performed theater in nearly a year. All shows take place at the Barboursville Park Amphitheater and start at 8:30 p.m. …

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Disney World and Disneyland to launch new education programs

June 11, 2021, 4:34 PM As Disney theme parks resume operations in the United States, Disney is rolling out a new brand for its educational experiences – Disney Imagination Campus. Launched in January, the Disney Imagination Campus study programs will offer interactive workshops, performance opportunities, and special events in a …

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Western offers a new minor in digital humanities

Western offers a new minor in digital humanities, thanks to a collaboration between the department of Global Humanities and Religions and the Internet Studies Center (ISC) of the department of computer science. The Digital Humanities minor involves a combination of computer science and humanities research, providing students interested in computing …

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5 Lewis Honors students receive top honors

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jun 11, 2021) – Earlier this month, the University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College hosted its Spring 2021 Medal Ceremony in two physically distant ceremonies at the Gatton Student Center. As tradition has it, all Lewis Honors College graduation awards were announced at the ceremony. Associate Dean Czarena …

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Why Egypt’s higher education sector continues to excel

AFRICA The success of the Egyptian higher education sector as the leading producer of peer-reviewed journal publications in Africa – and its performance in global rankings – is the result of a focused strategy executed from the national to the institutional level. According to experts, the next step should be …

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