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It is funny how web site promotion can suddently plunge you into literary exploits...

I am currently at work, my bosses left for the meeting so I can relax a little and perhaps even write a short article for this ezine.

It dawned on me that as close as we are in everyday life, we really are isolated from each other by mundane tasks and repetitive procedures we are bound to engage in. Although, why should we even care about these issues as we usually think about making money and living our lives?

Naturally, we are social being and cannot escape intangible social obligations and needs, yet we also guard our privacy with zeal. Now, as write these lines, another, more important imperative pushes me to change the subject completely and address some linguistic issues. As a writer, I am purposefully write a text, I am also a petential reader, but as I imagine myself reading this article, I am really at loss as far my environment and consequently attention span... Is modern literary approach with deconstructivist attitude more in tune with human capabilities that traditional writing? It is for you and me to decide.... I call you imaginary audience, and I can become the same when I run across this article by accident and do not recognize my own writing offhand...

As I worked on (all subsidiary right are reserved) I also worked not with literary but predominantly with conceptual and color issues...

I am born and raised in Russia, studied and worked in USA.

In The News:

Surprise: Humanities Degrees Provide Great Return On Investment
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The New Republic

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The New Republic
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CU Columbia Spectator

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CU Columbia Spectator
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MIT News

MIT Global Health and Medical Humanities Initiative launches
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Houston Chronicle

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U.K. Secretary of Education Nicky Morgan recently went on record claiming that students who focus on arts and humanities were limiting their career paths. Addressing leaders in the business industry about the "Your Life" Science, Technology ...

Humanities inform civic debate, Abrams professor says
Cornell Chronicle
In his Nov. 13 campus lecture, Geoffrey Harpham, the M.H. Abrams Distinguished Visiting Professor and director of the National Humanities Center in North Carolina, spoke to an audience that included M.H. Abrams, Cornell's Class of 1916 Professor of ...

Bluefield State College Humanities Challenge
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"It's a great opportunity for us to highlight the humanities and bring to people's attention that we have a Humanities Program at Bluefield State College, and to hopefully build interest in that,” said Dr. Michael Smith, a professor at Bluefield State ...

The Diane Rehm Show

A Conversation With The New Chairman Of The National Endowment For The ...
The Diane Rehm Show
William “Bro” Adams, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, argues that government support for literature, history and languages is critical to our national welfare. While some conservatives argue that NEH funding should be cut ...

Scope (blog)

Stanford humanities scholar examines “the youngest society on Earth”
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Young and old faces Over the past decades, our society has undergone a process of “juvenescence” that, according to Stanford professor Robert Harrison, PhD, makes it the “youngest on Earth.” For the first time in human history, he says, “the young have ...

Arizona Daily Wildcat

Film student Tyler Vertrees is rising start in humanities
Arizona Daily Wildcat
The Humanities Rising Star award is given to students and young professionals who find innovative, creative ways of communicating humanities topics with the public. Vertrees is the second person to receive the annual award for up-and-coming scholars.

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