Education Week 2019

Date(s) - 08/19/2019 - 08/23/2019
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.

Lifelong Language Learning

9:50 AM – 10:45 AM (1102 JKB)

Monday: “Becoming Bilingual: Language-Learning Tips, Tricks, & Motivation for all Ages” — Dr. Rob Martinsen


Finding Christ in the Humanities

9:50 AM – 10:45 AM (221 MARB)

Tuesday:  “I Shall Also Speak unto All Nations and They Shall Write It” (2 Nephi 29:12) — Dr. R Kirk Belnap

Wednesday:  “Look, See, Behold: Increasing Spiritual Understanding through Reading Art” — Dr. James R Swensen

Thursday: “The Art of Dying Well” — Barbara G Bonyata

Friday: “Hercules Might Not Be the Last Place You’d Look for a Christlike Exemplar” — Dr. Roger T Macfarlane


Lifelong Reading: 5 Best…

11:10 AM – 12:05 PM (B092 JFSB)

Wednesday:  “The Five Reasons Americans Love The Great British Baking Show” — Dr. Dennis R Cutchins

Thursday: “The Far Side: The Benefits of Reading Gary Larson’s Strange Cartoons” — Dr. Kerry D Soper

Friday: “5 Best Victorian Christmas Stories” — Dr. Leslee Thorne-Murphy



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