Events

Education Week 2018

When: Monday, Aug 20, 2018
Where:
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Colloquium: Marianne Hirsch

When: Thursday, Sep 13, 2018
Where: 4010 JFSB
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On Being Vulnerable: "Crisis" & Transformation

When: Friday, Sep 21, 2018
Where:
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Humanities Center Blog

Spiritual Exercises in a Humanistic Register (II): Denise Levertov

In 1992, the American (immigrant) poet Denise Levertov received a frightening medical report: she had contracted lymphoma. Localized and not—yet—life-threatening, the illness prompted in Levertov a desire for a more vivid spiritual awakening. Having converted to ...
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Spiritual Exercises in a Humanistic Register (I): Pierre Hadot

A few years ago, I became invested in spirituality as a humanistic subject. By “humanistic” I mean a category that pertains to the humanities more than to the history of humanism per se, but also ...
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On Being Vulnerable, as Experience and Symposium

When I was eighteen and a freshman at UC Irvine, I was deeply unsure of what I wanted for my short- and long-term future. Of one thing I was certain: I did not wish to ...
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