Humanities

RESOURCE: The East St. Louis Digital Humanities Club

This week, Howard Rambsy II (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) published his last post on a semester of working with the East St. Louis …

Digital Humanities

Why a liberal arts education should not (and does not) exclude the sciences

In his new book a university professor looks at the future of the college.<p>The liberal arts are sometimes imagined to be in opposition to STEM – …

Philosophy Of Education

Thousands of Images from Gabriel García Márquez Archive Now Online

Gabriel García Márquez with Emma Castro, 1957. Unidentified photographer.<p>AUSTIN, Texas — More than 27,000 images from Nobel laureate Gabriel García …

With Digital Tools, Students Take Learning Into Their Own Hands

With a few clicks on a laptop, the University of Virginia student teams displayed their final digital projects on big screens in the Rotunda’s Dome …

Tibetan Buddhism

Salem State Receives $40,000 Digital Humanities Grant

It will fund efforts to create a network of public, regional universities that share best practices on the adoption, teaching and research.<p><b>From Salem</b> …

Boston

Photos: Defense takes over in Nicole Finn trial

Nicole Finn listens as defense attorney Thomas Augustine talks with her Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, before the defense calls their first witness during …

Crime

Building for the Long Term: Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson, who's written a slew of well-received books on famous figures such as Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, discusses his latest on …

Wharton School

Scientist Create The World’s Smallest ‘Mona Lisa’ Using DNA–It’s The Same Size As Bacteria

The <i>Mona Lisa</i> by Leonardo Da Vinci is arguably the most recognizable piece of art in the world and now scientists at Caltech have recreated it using …

Mona Lisa

Actually, Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi Will Be Acquired By Abu Dhabi

Leonardo da Vinci's <i>Salvator Mundi</i> painting has been shrouded in mystery ever since the 16th century creation — one of less than 20 known paintings by the master artist — resurfaced in 2005 at an American estate sale. What followed was one of the biggest art world debates in recent memory over its …

Salvator Mundi

The Only Way Up is Down: Rachel Jacoff on Dante's Inferno - Los Angeles Review of Books

“Almost everyone can find their <i>own</i> mid-life crisis in this language.” – Rachel Jacoff<p>The world of Dante scholars is a small and close-knit one, and …

Literature

So, now we know that the buyer of Leonardo da Vinci's painting ($450m) is a Saudi prince

From the moment Leonardo da Vinci's painting <i>Salvator Mundi</i> sold at auction last month for a record $450.3 million, the art world has been abuzz with …

The Arts

CFP: Digital Humanities BeNeLux Conference 2018

The Digital Humanities BeNeLux initiative has issued a call for papers for the 5th annual conference, taking place June 6-8, 2018 at the …

Digital Humanities

Leonardo da Vinci’s Blockbuster Salvator Mundi Is Coming to the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Says The Museum

Art World<p>Tweets in three different languages assert that the Savior of the World is heading for the Middle East.<p>,<p>Today, the Louvre Abu Dhabi tweeted …

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Recommendations for humanities Ph.D.s and departments (opinion)

By his second attempt to get a Ph.D., Alfredo Cumerma knew the kind of support he needed -- and that he recommends humanities departments put in …

Peter Drucker

College of Arts & Letters - Humanities Commons and the Cultivation of Sustainable Communities

Humanities Commons and the Cultivation of Sustainable Communities<p>By Dean Christopher P. Long on December 4, 2017 on Medium<p>As we navigate the intense …

Education

What Leonardo Da Vinci Could Teach Today’s Workers About Learning

Leonardo da Vinci is best remembered as one of the world’s foremost artists, but what many may not realize is the key to his creative genius was …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Review: New biography Leonardo da Vinci examines the archetypal Renaissance Man

When Leonardo da Vinci painted history's most famous smile – the <i>Mona Lisa</i>'s elusive simper – he was spending his evenings in the morgue beneath the Santa Maria Nuova hospital, skinning cadavers and making notes. By peeling back the flesh, he discovered mechanisms of nerve and muscle that controlled …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Renaissance man: The allure of Leonardo da Vinci

They should make him ‘Man of the Year’.<p>Or at least declare Leonardo da Vinci ‘saviour’ of the world art market. Ever since his lost-and-found …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Can archives be decolonized?

<i>This blog post was written as an assignment for ARST 573: Archival Systems and the Profession, a required course for my Masters in Archival Studies</i> …

Library Studies

A Historian Just Uncovered Leonardo Da Vinci's Centuries-Old Beauty Trick

Leonardo da Vinci has long been lauded as one of the world's greatest thinkers. Not only did he create impeccable artwork (one of which includes the …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Selling $500 worth of laxatives a week to Claudia La Bella 'beyond words': psychiatrist

It was incomprehensible how staff at an Adelaide pharmacy "morally and ethically" sold $500 worth of laxatives to a skeletal woman on a weekly basis, …

Copy This Podcast Episode 11: Pop Culture and the Public Domain - Re:Create

Nov 30, 2017<p>In the 11th episode of Copy This, host Kirby Ferguson talks with James Boyle, law professor at Duke and co-founder of the Center for the …

Public Domain

RECOMMENDED: Identifying Early Modern Books: Challenges for Citation Practices in Book History and Early Modern Studies

<i>Archive Journal</i> has published an essay by Meaghan Brown (Folger Shakespeare Library), Paige Morgan (University of Miami), and Jessica Otis (Carnegie …

Big History

What Is Multispectral Imaging And How Is It Changing Archaeology And Digital Humanities Today?

What is multispectral imaging and how is the technology changing the face of archaeology, art history and digital humanities today? The non-invasive digital technique is making the past visible in ways we never thought possible.<p>In the world of archaeology and art history, even objects that have …

Education

Want a high-paying job in your field? Study engineering or nursing, says the census

Young Canadians graduating with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, nursing and related technology and health care fields were very likely to get a …

Careers

Gonnelien Rothenberger's Leonardo Da Vinci Passed Away

Dutch Gonnelien Rothenberger-Gordijn on Leonardo da Vinci<p>Gonnelien Rothenberger-Gordijn's former Grand Prix ride Leonardo da Vinci has passed away at …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Saving the National Endowment for the Humanities from budget cuts preserves culture

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>As the 2018 federal budget plan finally moves in its ponderous fashion from concurrent resolutions to committee markups, and then to …

National Endowment for the Humanities

What Leonardo da Vinci Tells You About Bitcoin

November 29th, 2017, 4:30 AM UTC<p>Bloomberg Gadfly's David Fickling discusses what we can learn about bitcoin from the sale of da Vinci's Salvator …

Business

Leonardo da Vinci biography is Isaacson's latest portrait of a genius

Walter Isaacson has written books about Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Kissinger and a group of six “wise men” crucial to …

Entertainment

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Launches “Discovery Virginia” Digital Archive Featuring More than 6,000 Assets, Projects

From Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH):On Monday, November 20, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) launched one of the nation’s …