Paris, Humanity

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My children were cranky when I dropped them off for school today: still sleepy, bickering in the back seat over who won a contest about who could avoid speaking longest. I was cranky too. When they got out of the car, we reminded each other that we love each other. I make sure of that every morning. I remember Sandy Hook, and decided back then, that every day, no matter who was cranky and who…

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Seeing All That is In Between

Recently, I read Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me. Coates writes about the realities of his life as a black man in America, and he manages to do so in ways that are both deeply personal and specific while also helping readers to see that his experience is not singular. The book is in the form of a letter to his son, lending it a type of intimacy and honesty that we often can…

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2015 – 2016 Events Calendar is up!

  We’re looking forward to a great series of events again this year!  Our theme for this year is Power and The Humanities! #humgoespow Be sure to join us for the kick-off:  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 6:00 PM Humanities House Welcome Back BBQ Come celebrate the beginning of a new year, and learn about more about the Humanities at Drury!  

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