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:

PGH City Paper (blog)

Inaugural Pittsburgh Humanities Festival Wraps
PGH City Paper (blog)
For Organisak, it's too soon to know what's next for the fledgling Pittsburgh Humanities Festival. "Our next step is to take a breath, do an internal review of how it [went], gather feedback via a survey of attendees and then think about the future ...

Yale News

Francesco Casetti named the Donnelley Professor of Humanities and Film and ...
Yale News
Francesco Casetti, newly named as the Thomas E. Donnelley Professor of Humanities and Film and Media Studies, focuses his research on the semiotics of film and television, film and media theories, and the cultural impact of media. In his books “Inside ...

Chicago Tribune

Nick Offerman and Judd Apatow announced for CHF
Chicago Tribune
Nick Offerman and Judd Apatow will both appear in an upcoming Chicago festival — that does not have "Laughs" or "Comedy" in its title. Instead, "Humanities." The two funnymen are spring presenters for the Chicago Humanities Festival, according to a ...
Nick Offerman & Judd Apatow Added to CHF's Spring LineupBroadway World

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A business student's view of the humanities
Observer Online
It is therefore troubling when Deresiewicz claims that, by neglecting the humanities, sheep never really receive a college education at all. A sheep's incentive structure has been subconsciously perverted by misguided influences and a schooling system ...

The Guardian

Health humanities: we are here to collaborate, not to compete
The Guardian
Seven years ago, for example, when the idea was nearing realisation, one prominent medical humanities scholar pleaded with me to refrain from even mentioning the term. I was warned the phrase “health humanities” would cloud research funders' vision.

Charles P. Kochakian: The humanities count in Connecticut
New Haven Register
Farther up Whitney Avenue in Hamden at the Eli Whitney Museum, an exhibit on the Erector Set, one of the most popular toys of the 20th century, was made possible by a Connecticut Humanities grant. A.C. Gilbert's invention of the construction toy was ...
History, heritage, the humanities, and sausage making in HartfordJournal Inquirer

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Speaker Calls Ferguson 'Failure of the Humanities'
Harvard Crimson
George Lipsitz, a sociology and black studies professor at University of California Santa Barbara, called for the reorientation of the academic humanities toward promoting social justice in a discussion Friday afternoon, delivered as part of a speakers ...

The Guardian

The war against humanities at Britain's universities
The Guardian
Currently fixed in the crosshairs are the disciplines of the humanities – arts, languages and social sciences – which have suffered swingeing funding cuts and been ignored by a government bent on promoting the modish, revenue-generating Stem (science, ...

Times of San Diego

Cal Humanities Grants $395000 to S.D. Film Projects
Times of San Diego
Two media projects in San Diego are among 15 that were awarded a combined $395,000 in grants Monday by the nonprofit Cal Humanities, through its California Documentary Project. “ArtBound at the Border,” a multi-platform documentary series exploring ...

Hartford Courant

CT Humanities, New Alliance Foundation sponsor author's visit
Hartford Courant
Funded by the New Alliance Foundation and Connecticut Humanities Council, the visit was in conjunction with READy for the grade, a reading initiative aimed at children ages 5 to 8. lRelated CT Humanities, New Alliance Foundation bring Jason Deeble to ...

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