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.

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by Averill Corkin, Graduate Student, Harvard University
Averill Corkin
Averill Corkin shares how a video shown in class of a performance of a song about a distraught female refugee singing about loss, fear and whether God exists inspired her to major in the humanities.

U. S. Representative David Price
In this excerpt from a podcast with National Humanities Center Robert Newman, U. S. Representative David Price reflects on the transformative experience of reading the work of Reinhold Niebuhr.

by David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
Have we lost the metaphysical? And how do we regain it?
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