Humanities Moments

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"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," by Mark Twain

by David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
“Slaughterhouse-Five,” by Kurt Vonnegut

by Robert D. Newman, President and Director, National Humanities Center
Superheroes

by Jonathan Lethem, novelist
from Ken Burns' "America"

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
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
Glenn Gray, "The Warriors: Reflections on Men in Battle"

by William “Bro” Adams, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
Broccoli

by Caitlin Patton, North Carolina Humanities Council
Library bookcases

by Deborah Jung, Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
reading

by Kathryn Bentley, Arts & Science Council
“Persepolis,” by Marjane Satrapi

by Theresa Pierce, Rowan County Early College
Ohlone Indians in a Tule Boat in the San Francisco Bay 1822, by Louis Choris

by Malcolm Margolin, author, publisher, and founder of Heyday Books
LA Public Library

by Luis Rodriguez, poet laureate of Los Angeles in 2014
Plutarch's “Lives”

by Jaroslav Folda, N. Ferebee Taylor Professor emeritus, UNC
Mount Rushmore

by Ben Vinson III, Provost and Executive Vice President of Case Western Reserve University
"The Tragedie of King Lear," William Shakespeare

by Mirah Horowitz, Russell Reynolds Associates
Helen.jpg

by Skye Shirley, age 28, Latin Teacher in Boston, MA
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by Morna O’Neill, age 41, art history professor
To Kill a Mockingbird

by Sarah Arnold, 38, English Teacher
Magician by Raymond E. Feist

by Kevin Spencer, 37, PhD student in English at Duke University
Jackie Robinson

by Jamie Lathan, 39, teacher and school administrator, husband, father, son, brother, friend.
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

by Kristen Shedd, Fullerton College & The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
Benedict Anderson's Imagined Communities

by Alexander Knirim, Bayreuth University & The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
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