William Carlos Williams once wrote, “In summer, the song sings itself.” Isn’t that a lovely idea? It certainly captured my mood back in May as I danced around the proverbial maypole and looked over the vast expanse of the summer months blooming ahead . . .
Humanities at ESN This Fall: What Do You Want to See?
Interested in the humanities, professionally or as an avocation? Tell us what you’d like to see at the blog this fall.
Teaching As Relationship (Teaching Tips)
Last summer I was given the opportunity to teach my first college-level class: a senior-level lecture course on the history of the American Civil War and Reconstruction. I frankly wasn’t that nervous and I went into the course thinking that my job consisted of a simple two-step process where I simply downloaded information into my students’ brains and then challenged them to think critically about the past and its connection to the present.
Academic rigor springing from faith
Faculty Stories – Austin Busch offers a taste of academic rigor springing from the faith of and being shared by an Associate Professor of Early World Literature at SUNY Brockport, even when looking at the Bible. To God be the glory!
Time to “Uncover”
InterVarsity Alum: Dr. Lendol Calder on “Uncoverage” is an apt video for us as we begin a new term, asking ourselves how we dialog (dare I even say provide a framework for studies in a particular discipline) and learn from (or even teach as) “the experts”. Yes, I think this perspective is applicable beyond the field of history 🙂 […]