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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:

Why the Humanities Still Matter
New York Times
We need the humanities more than ever. Consider the entrenched conflicts in this country and around the world; wouldn't we benefit from civil exchanges of perspectives, dialogues among and within cultures, and critical reasoning about human values and ...

Humanities council seeking major grant proposals
Charleston Gazette
A variety of matching grants are offered by the West Virginia Humanities Council to nonprofit organizations in West Virginia that support educational programming. The Council announces its upcoming Sept. 1 grant deadline for four grant categories ...

Inside Higher Ed

New study assesses humanities' impact by credits earned, not majors declared
Inside Higher Ed
A new analysis from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences confirms a common fear: humanities majors and STEM majors dwell in separate academic silos. STEM majors, especially engineering students, take few humanities courses, the data show.

Don't Dismiss the Humanities
New York Times
But, for me, the humanities are not only relevant but also give us a toolbox to think seriously about ourselves and the world. I wouldn't want everybody to be an art or literature major, but the world would be poorer — figuratively, anyway — if we ...

The Dartmouth

Humanities 1-2 overflows with apps
The Dartmouth
Applications for the Humanities 1-2 class sequence, a program offered to incoming freshmen to fulfill the writing and first-year seminar requirement, soared this year among members of the Class of 2018. The program received 135 applications for 48 ...

A Surprising Success Story: Jobs and the Arts and Humanities
Huffington Post
When you think "jobs," do you think "arts and humanities"? No? Well, maybe you should. You see, as the world gets bigger and the world's problems become more complex, employers seek more critical, comprehensive, and creative leaders. And the arts and ...

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Wesleyan Connection (blog)

Roth Comments on STEM vs. Humanities
Wesleyan Connection (blog)
Inside Higher Ed turned to President Michael S. Roth, author of Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters, to comment on a new study finding that “College students, on the whole, earn more credits in the humanities than in STEM, even though ...

Save the date: Buffalo's first annual Humanities Festival swings into action ...
UB News Center
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo Humanities Institute has announced the first annual Buffalo Humanities Festival, to be held Sept. 25-26 at Buffalo State College, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Burchfield Penney Art Center. The festival ...

USC Aiken professor to receive humanities award
Aiken Standard
Mack has long been associated with the humanities on the campus and the Aiken community. With Dr. Phebe Davidson, he co-founded the Oswald Review, which promotes undergraduate research and criticism in English. Mack also has written a column for ...

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Peter Singer and the Danger of the Humanities
National Review Online (blog)
Contraray Kristof, Singer demonstrates what has gone so badly wrong in the humanities at today's elite universities. He is profoundly subversive of human exceptionalism and is distinctly and expressly opposed to the unique value of human life. Indeed ...

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