Humanities Moments

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“Death of a Salesman,” by Arthur Miller

by Brian Finke, 21, Student at Texas A&M
Captain John Borling, 1973

by W. Robert Connor, trustee emeritus, President and Director, of the National Humanities Center (1989-2002)
To Kill a Mockingbird

by Sarah Arnold, 38, English Teacher
Ulysses and the Sirens, illustration from an antique Greek vase

by Kevin Guthrie, founder/president, ITHAKA
James Joyce, 1915

by William Ferris, former Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
Writing poetry

by Patricia Matthew, 49, English professor living in Brooklyn, New York
“Hamilton, an American Musical”

by Thomas Scherer, Consultant, Spencer Capital Holdings
Jackie Robinson

by Jamie Lathan, 39, teacher and school administrator, husband, father, son, brother, friend.
Magician by Raymond E. Feist

by Kevin Spencer, 37, PhD student in English at Duke University
San Antonio Express, September 12, 1964

by Steve Earle, singer-songwriter
"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
from "The New York Times Magazine," June 25, 2013

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

by Scott Gartlan, Executive Director, Charlotte Teachers Institute
LA Public Library

by Luis Rodriguez, poet laureate of Los Angeles in 2014
"The Tragedie of King Lear," William Shakespeare

by Mirah Horowitz, Russell Reynolds Associates
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

by Kristen Shedd, Fullerton College & The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
Adrienne Rich

by Emily Coccia, the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
Tintern_Abbey.jpg

by Justin Parmenter, Charlotte Mecklenburg School District, NC
Willa Cather, 1912

by Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California
Virginia Woolf

by Peter A. Benoliel, Chairman Emeritus, Quaker Chemical Corporation
“The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry,” by Harold Bloom

by William Leuchtenburg, William Rand Kenan Jr. professor emeritus of history, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jackie O. and John F. Kennedy engagement photo by Richard Avedon

by Dr. Gil Greggs, Director of Academic Programs, St. David’s School, Raleigh NC
Gilgamesh

by Hollis Robbins, Johns Hopkins University
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