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.

Items in the David Denby Collection

Transformative Literature
What work of literature do you remember transforming you and hooking you as a reader?

What a Humanities Moment Looks Like
Does a humanities moment look different for you and I than it does for somebody who’s digitally connected all the time?

The Berlin Philharmonic Plays Mahler
David Denby discusses hearing Herbert von Karajan conducting a performance of Mahler’s 9th Symphony.

Losing and Regaining the Metaphysical
Have we lost the metaphysical? And how do we regain it?

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