Humanities Moments

Humanities Moments

We’ve all had “humanities moments” — when our lives were made richer, more poignant, and meaningful because of the insights the humanities provide.

Browse Collections (10 total)

#Humanitiesinclass

The Bosporus Strait

This collection includes contributions from members of the National Humanities Center's education project Humanities in Class. The project aims to…

California Humanities: “We Are the Humanities”

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To celebrate its 40th anniversary, California Humanities invited a group of 40 prominent Californians to share what the humanities meant to them,…

David Denby

David Denby, author, journalist, film critic

This collection includes contributors by the author, journalist and film critic David Denby.

Educators

Christina Lohry

This collection features contributions by teachers, education administrators and others involved in teaching at levels K-16.

Ken Burns

from Ken Burns' "America"

This collection includes contributions by the renown filmmaker Ken Burns.

NHC Board Members

Mount Rushmore

This collection includes contributions from the distinguished board of trustees of the National Humanities Center

NHC Fellows

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

This collection includes contributions from current or past fellows at the National Humanities Center

Robert D. Newman

from "The New York Times Magazine," June 25, 2013

This collections includes contributions by Robert D. Newman, president and director of the National Humanities Center

Teacher Advisory Council

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This collection includes contributions from the National Humanities Center's Teacher Advisory Council. The council is a 14-member board that supports…

Weaver Academy

Star Trek: The Next Generation

This collection includes contributions from the students and staff of Weaver Academy for the Performing and Visual Arts, located in Greensboro, North…