Literature Humanities

Wed, Apr 16, 2014, 9:54pm

Rather than interpreting “identity” and “community” through texts, what if we were to project our own experiences toward these questions directly?

Wed, Apr 9, 2014, 5:03am

If the University were to add a course devoted to questions of identity, gender, and bias, the College would not only engage an untapped branch of historical and philosophical thinking, but in doing so, Columbia College would also challenge its own history.

Wed, Apr 9, 2014, 12:49am

By studying women in the literary roles they occupy, regardless of prominence, we can develop insight into how these women think.

Wed, Apr 9, 2014, 12:46am

Modern ideas of how women are valued overlooks traditional honoring of women as mothers and central household figures.

Tue, Apr 8, 2014, 9:11pm

If the Core Curriculum aims to truly capture the influential thought-leaders of a given time, then excluding most women is only honest. Why not spotlight women in their own course instead?

Wed, Mar 5, 2014, 1:18am

We need to integrate technology like e-books into Core classes.

Fri, Feb 7, 2014, 12:39am

Learning a foreign language—even just a few words—can unlock another world, and encounters between languages give us a magical symphony of meaning.

Mon, May 13, 2013, 12:00am

A year that saw widespread debate over academic integrity and a proposed honor code was capped off by a high-profile cheating scandal at Barnard and the distribution of revealing information before Friday’s Literature Humanities final.

Fri, Mar 1, 2013, 2:32am

GS Dean Peter Awn is looking to increase the number of Contemporary Civilization and Literature Humanities sections available to GS students.

Thu, Feb 7, 2013, 10:30pm

We can use the classics to break from a banal education in the humanities, and as a source for inspiration.

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