Humanities Moments

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James Joyce, 1915

by William Ferris, former Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
“Hamilton, an American Musical”

by Thomas Scherer, Consultant, Spencer Capital Holdings
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

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

by Peter A. Benoliel, Chairman Emeritus, Quaker Chemical Corporation
from Ken Burns' "America"

by Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker
Jackie Robinson

by Jamie Lathan, 39, teacher and school administrator, husband, father, son, brother, friend.
“Slaughterhouse-Five,” by Kurt Vonnegut

by Robert D. Newman, President and Director, National Humanities Center
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
To Kill a Mockingbird

by Sarah Arnold, 38, English Teacher
Arthur Miller

by Scott Gartlan, Executive Director, Charlotte Teachers Institute
Gilgamesh

by Hollis Robbins, Johns Hopkins University
Tintern_Abbey.jpg

by Justin Parmenter, Charlotte Mecklenburg School District, NC
Magician by Raymond E. Feist

by Kevin Spencer, 37, PhD student in English at Duke University
"The Tragedie of King Lear," William Shakespeare

by Mirah Horowitz, Russell Reynolds Associates
Ulysses and the Sirens, illustration from an antique Greek vase

by Kevin Guthrie, founder/president, ITHAKA
San Antonio Express, September 12, 1964

by Steve Earle, singer-songwriter
Willa Cather, 1912

by Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California
Adrienne Rich

by Emily Coccia, the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
from "The New York Times Magazine," June 25, 2013

by Robert D. Newman, President and Director, National Humanities Center
“Death of a Salesman,” by Arthur Miller

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

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

by Mab Segrest, Professor Emerita, Connecticut College
A modern statue of the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus

by Brooke Andrade, Director of the Library, National Humanities Center
Writing poetry

by Patricia Matthew, 49, English professor living in Brooklyn, New York
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," by Mark Twain

by David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
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