Humanities Moments

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"When Breath Becomes Air," by Paul Kalanithi

by Robert D. Newman, President and Director, National Humanities Center
Magician by Raymond E. Feist

by Kevin Spencer, 37, PhD student in English at Duke University
The Middle East

by Scott, 34, former journalist
Lake Nicaragua

by Alejandro, 19, student
Fishing Camp

by Matthew Booker, associate professor of American environmental history, North Carolina State University
Feet

by Stephen Garrett, 21, Student
East German citizens climb the Berlin Wall

by Nancy Gardner, educational consultant and NBCT teacher
Betting on Zero

by Edward J. Balleisen, professor of history at Duke University
The Virginia State Capitol

by Daniel J. Palazzolo, 56, professor of political science at the University of Richmond
The Stanley Brothers

by Jennifer Snoddy, 42, high school history teacher, TAC member
San Antonio Express, September 12, 1964

by Steve Earle, singer-songwriter
Vincent van Gogh, "Wheatfield with Crows"

by C. Allen Parker, General Counsel, Wells Fargo & Company
"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
Superheroes

by Jonathan Lethem, novelist
...mourn with those who mourn. –Romans 12:15

by Camille Harmer
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
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