How To Get Rich and Die Quick!

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:

South China Morning Post (subscription)

Cutbacks in university arts and humanities will only harm Japan's advancement
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Japan's education minister sent a notice to the presidents of the country's 86 national universities in June, telling them to abolish their undergraduate and graduate schools devoted to the humanities and social sciences or shift their curriculums to ...

$2 Million Mellon Foundation Grant: Supporting Digital Humanities
UPENN Almanac
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently awarded the University of Pennsylvania a $2 million grant to support University initiatives in the digital humanities in both Penn Arts & Sciences and Penn Libraries. “The Mellon Foundation's generous ...


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Tennessee Today

Humanities Center Lecture Series Begins September 21 with “Charlie Chan” Talk
Tennessee Today
Prominent English scholar Yunte Huang will kick off the UT Humanities Center's fourth annual distinguished lecture series on September 21 with a look at the legacy of racial imagination as it relates to the American cultural experience. Yunte_Huang ...

Maine Public Broadcasting

The Humanities: What Good is That Major?
Maine Public Broadcasting
For the Maine Policy Review issue on the humanities, Counihan wrote an essay titled "What Are You Going to Do with 'That' Major?" It's a question both students and their parents have asked. In the last of his series on the humanities, MPBN Morning ...

The Times and Democrat

Pace named dean of Claflin's School of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Times and Democrat
He previously served as chair of the Department of History and Sociology, interim chair of the Department of English and Foreign Languages, director international studies before being named interim dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Saginaw Humanities Lecture Series celebrates its 35th anniversary with 'Echoes ...
SAGINAW, MI — For the briefest of moments, Mary Lou Ederer worried that the Saginaw Humanities Lecture Series wouldn't celebrate its 35th anniversary this year. "We lost our major funding, and while our costs aren't huge, including a small honorarium ...

MSU Denver launches event series aimed at fostering passion for the humanities
North Denver News
Metropolitan State University of Denver is launching the Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry – or D-phi – with a citywide event lineup that will feature international talent and showcases the role humanities play in the Denver community ...

Tulsa World

TU Humanities Center 'humor' group to include World cartoonist
Tulsa World
Tulsa World editorial cartoonist Bruce Plante has been named one of nine individuals to participate in a yearlong exploration of the subject of humor. The nine, announced last week by the University of Tulsa's Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, make ...

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An Open Letter to Marco Rubio (and Other Deriders of the Humanities) From a ...
Huffington Post
I am not a Republican. However, after years of studying Plato, I have taken to heart his message from The Republic, and consider it my personal responsibility, as a member of a democracy, to educate myself about the relevant issues in our society. And ...

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