Humanities

Humanities

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The Reed humanities curriculum places primary emphasis not upon information, important as that may be, but upon the development of disciplined thinking and writing through the interpretation of works of art, literature, or other means by which people have expressed themselves and ordered their lives, individually and socially. Courses acquaint students with poetry, drama, painting, sculpture, music, religion, philosophical systems, forms of political and social order, and historical works.

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Eloquently Responding to Great Works of Ancient Egyptian Philosophy

An Interpretation of The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant. Presented by Chike Jeffers, associate professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia....

9/26 5:00pm
American Sutra: Buddhism and the WWII Japanese American Incarceration

The mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is not only a tale of injustice; it is a moving story of faith. In this pathbreaking...

12/4 5:30pm

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