The Humanities Index

Articles about what makes us human: art, culture, literature, music, and all of the creative endeavors that define us, teach us, and give our lives meaning.


William Blake and the Fossilization of the Imagination

William Blake was born in 1757, smack dab in the thick of the Industrial Revolution, and he was not happy about it. While the…


The tales of a dark forest. Tem Grinhill.

On live music and reenactors.


It is always interesting how people, situated in a same time and places, manage to live in…


What do I teach?


What good is information if it does not change the way you act, treat other people, or change who you are?

Our school like many others in a big push to collect data, use data to change our instruction, and use data to judge students and teachers. Through all of this the students have become become detached from their numbers. I know more about them, but…


The Power Of Storytelling

How sharing experiences can change the world.


I am a purpose driven woman. Perhaps it’s because of my name, my mother so wisely chose…


The White American Male Lens and You

(Or, “How To Stop Watching the Same Old Stories.”)


The dearth of content in film and television, reflective of a narrative…

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The Humanities Index

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