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My father used to call his home The Oasis. A place protected from surrounding troubles, a refuge from the chaos, a spot to seek help, guidance, and most importantly, a place for inspiration and replenish the soul
This section is reserved for my brilliant students. Witness their awesomeness. They are my inspiration and every conversation. They give me an appetite to discover more if only to share it with them.
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Being an independent, strong, fierce woman doesn’t mean we don’t like flowers, kisses, and holding the door for us, it means if there’s a bar fight we got your back, and when challenged we will hold our own, .... and if you’re lucky we’ll buy you an ice cream cone after dinner 💋 #womensupportingwomen #womenssuffrage #vote #classy #classygentleman #classywomen
The first thing my students ask me is how to do you want me to respond? With a few sentences or more formal?
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Grading and Feedback
A typical concern should not be a source of anxiety if we are all on the same page. True, submitting four sentences on a Discussion Board will most likely garner you a failing grade. Click the graded document below to see a typical graded assignment. You will need Microsoft Word with Comments turned on. Will not display comments on a phone.
Introduction to Humanities
Plato's Objective Knowledge: Can Plato's Allegory of the Cave help us understand knowledge?
The Religious Experience: Explore how Monotheism changed how humanity experience religion.
The Middle Ages: Explore a thousand-year era of Authoritative Social Structure, Caste System, Black Plague, Dante's Hell, Altar Pieces, and Gregorian Chants... an era in humanity that nearly destroyed us all.
The Middle Ages: Myths & Legends: Are you ready for a spooky cautionary trip into the unknown? Take a look at my student's mythical creations! Click the beast!
The Renaissance: A deep dive into the rebirth of humanity.
Caravaggio Art Analysis: A small look into the art of a Baroque master
Ethical Theory: Ethics is the moral action of the individual. Explore different ethical systems emerging from the age of Reason.
The Age of Reason and Enlightenment: Explore the children of rebels and protestors, believe your rights are solid and inalienable
The Romantics; The spirit of Liberty and Revolution, as well as the Sublime
Surrealism: Get ready to dive into the dream world
20th & 21st Century Humanities
Fin De Siècle: Moral and Authoritative belief systems are pushed to the point of extinction. This section contains both Gender Liberation and Racial Tensions.