The COVID-19 pandemic has disconnected us from the familiar flow of our lives. We find ourselves “socially distanced” from one another and uncertain of how long the current situation will continue or how deeply our world may be changed. This has necessitated a re-evaluation of many things—including the ways we think about “home.” In the following collection of "Moments of Home," contributors imagine home as a place, a feeling, a set of relationships, and as a site of learning and personal...
About Humanities Moments
The humanities are everywhere — so deeply woven into our daily lives that we often miss them. Sometimes, though, the humanities can surprise you. A book you can’t put down. A photograph that haunts you. A song you can’t get out of your head. And from that moment on, you find yourself changed. The Humanities Moments Project was created to collect personal stories about encounters with the humanities. The stories on this site are presented as submitted, capturing the experiences of those who've shared them in their own words — reflecting their individual views, interpretations, and conclusions. Together, they highlight the diverse and powerful ways the humanities are able to teach, inspire, and enrich our lives.
The humanities are everywhere. But they are so interwoven into our daily lives that we often miss them. Sometimes, though, they surprise you. A book you can’t put down. A photograph that haunts you. A song you can’t get out of your head. The Humanities Moments Project was created to collect stories about how the humanities touch us, inspire us, and enrich our lives.