Humanities Moments

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"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," by Mark Twain

by David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
Herbert von Karajan

by David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
Francis Bacon, “Study for Figure at the Base of a Crucifixion”

by Robert D. Newman, President and Director, National Humanities Center
David Denby, author, journalist, film critic

by David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
Battle of the Bulge

by Ina Dixon, History United
“Slaughterhouse-Five,” by Kurt Vonnegut

by Robert D. Newman, President and Director, National Humanities Center
Marvel Comics, “Omega The Unknown”

by Jonathan Lethem, novelist
Captain John Borling, 1973

by W. Robert Connor, trustee emeritus, President and Director, of the National Humanities Center (1989-2002)
from "The New York Times Magazine," June 25, 2013

by Robert D. Newman, President and Director, National Humanities Center
"When Breath Becomes Air," by Paul Kalanithi

by Robert D. Newman, President and Director, National Humanities Center
...mourn with those who mourn. –Romans 12:15

by Camille Harmer
Ulysses and the Sirens, illustration from an antique Greek vase

by Kevin Guthrie, founder/president, ITHAKA
Vincent van Gogh, "Wheatfield with Crows"

by C. Allen Parker, General Counsel, Wells Fargo & Company
from Ken Burns' "America"

by Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker
Ken Burns

by Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker
Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker

by Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker
A modern statue of the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus

by Brooke Andrade, Director of the Library, National Humanities Center
Phillis Wheatley

by Marlene Daut, Associate Professor of African Diaspora Studies, University of Virginia
Joan of Arc, from 'Vie des Femmes Celebres,' c. 1505

by Joan Hinde Stewart, President Emerita, Hamilton College
James Joyce, 1915

by William Ferris, former Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
U.S. Navy emblem

by Lou Nachman, Charlotte Mecklenburg School District, NC
Biologist Rachel Louise Carson (1907-1964)

by Terry Tempest Williams, author, conservationist, activist
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