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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:

Humanities Departments Are Largely Spared the Ax
New York Times
WASHINGTON — For humanities departments in the United States that are still struggling with the lingering effects of the 2008 recession, no news may be the best news. Despite continuing debates about the decline of the humanities, a report last Monday ...

National Humanities Center hires new director
News & Observer
DURHAM — The National Humanities Center on Monday announced the hiring of a new president and director. Robert D. Newman, dean of the College of Humanities at the University of Utah, will succeed Geoffrey Harpham, who will retire next year after 12 ...

New faces bring fresh ideas to SIC's humanities department
The Southern
HARRISBURG -- The humanities department at Southeastern Illinois College has a couple of new faces this year. Sara DeNeal of Harrisburg joins the department as an art instructor, and Tiffany Kesler of Marion joins as a music instructor. DeNeal has ...

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Revamp Humanities Education
The New Indian Express
Since the last five years, the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is conducting a unique programme in medical humanities and arts for its medical students. The objectives of the humanities course are enhancing professionalism that ...

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 ...

Digital Humanities Seminar Series starts Sept. 26
Penn State News
A Digital Humanities Seminar Series, scheduled for this fall, will introduce some of the key approaches and tools utilized across digital humanities scholarship. Participants will be given exposure to best practices in the field's methodology, as well ...

Op-ed: Humanities grads hold their own in job market
Salt Lake Tribune
It's been a while since those of us who work in the humanities, arts and social sciences have had good news about job and earning prospects for students graduating in our areas. As someone who talks to both parents and their college-aged children about ...

San Francisco Examiner

Humanities West kicks off season with info-concert
San Francisco Examiner
The Humanities West concert on Friday at the Marines Memorial Theatre, called "Rockin' the Sonata," is, as Humanities West Executive Director Patricia Lundberg says, "part of our occasional series on 'Living in the Material Age' in which we are ...

Survey finds stability in humanities departments
Inside Higher Ed
The new edition of "The Humanities Indicators," being released today by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, suggests much more stability in humanities departments between 2007-8 and 2012-13 than is widely assumed to be the case. The findings ...
Oh, the Humanities! Disciplines Survived, Even Thrived, Despite RecessionChronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

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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.

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