Education Week 2018

Education Week 2018
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Date(s) - 08/20/2018 - 08/24/2018
All Day



The Humanities Center will once again offer a variety of classes during BYU’s Education Week. Classes will be held throughout the week and taught by faculty from the College of Humanities. Times and Locations TBA.

Humanities in the Digital Age

Monday: Video Games and the LDS Family – Dr. Michael Call

Finding Christ in the Humanities

Tuesday: “Humbug and Humanity: Charles Dickens, George Eliot, and ‘Fellow-Feeling’ our Way to Christ” – Dr. Jamie Horrocks

Wednesday: “But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart”: Artistic Witnesses of Christ Through the Eyes of His Mother – Dr. Elliott Wise

Thursday: Finding Christ in Narnia: Experiencing Gospel Truths in C. S. Lewis’s Fiction – Dr. Bruce Young

Friday: Silent Night: An Austrian Testament of the Savior’s Birth – Dr. Teresa Bell

Philosophy and Faith

Tuesday: Dealing with Doubts – Dr. Ryan Christensen

Wednesday: The Spirit, the Taste of Salt, and the Irreducibility of Qualitative Experience – Dr. David Jensen

Thursday: Increasing in Faith by Asking Questions: What Philosophy Can Teach Us about the Quest for Light and Knowledge – Dr. Katie Paxman

Friday: Kierkegaard’s Struggle in Fear and Trembling with the Challenges to Reason Posed by Abrahamic Faith – Dr. Travis Anderson

Lifelong Reading: 5 Best…

Wednesday: Five Great English Poets in the LDS Hymnal – Dr. Paul Westover

Thursday: Depicting Joan of Arc: Her Five Best Portrayals in Literature, Film and Art – Dr. Robert Hudson

Friday: Literature for Young People: Not Just Kid Stuff – Dr. Dawan Coombs