Education Week 2018

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.

Humanities in the Digital Age

9:50 AM — 10:45 AM (222 MARB)

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

Finding Christ in the Humanities

9:50 AM — 10:45 AM (1102 JKB)

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

Lifelong Reading: 5 Best…

11:10 AM — 12:05 PM (B092 JFSB)

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

Philosophy and Faith

1:50 PM – 2:45 PM (B092 JFSB) 

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



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