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The Myth of Humanities and the Concept Of Usefulness.

Many of our readers are cultural workers with some background in the humanities. If that describes you, chances are you’ve spent a great deal of time fielding questions of the “what exactly do you expect to do with that degree?” variety. So, yeah, what do you expect to do with it? Those of us with
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Friday Video: Schools That Change Communites

We discovered today’s Friday Video via the Boggs Center’s recent post (thanks Boggs Center!) Produced by Bob Gliner, Schools That Change Communitues follows the path of a few public schools around the nation that are rethinking the process of education, getting out of the classroom and into the community and seeking to strengthen inter-generational bonds, communicate across
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Friday Video: Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock.

I’m super excited about this week’s Friday Video, a trailer for the upcoming film, Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock. Produced by Sharon La Cruise, this film will makes its debut on February 2, 2012 on PBS’s Independent Lens. If you live in Fayetteville, however, you can catch a pre-screening of the film Thursday January 19
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Nikki Giovanni to Speak This Evening in Fayetteville.

I just came across the news that  Nikki Giovanni —poet, activist, and educator—will be speaking this evening at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville at 7:00 PM.  The lecture will be held in the Arkansas Union Ball Room.   For more information contact Steve Voorhies at 479-575-3583 or email him at This is a
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