Truth vs. Truth

Have you ever stopped to think about the word “truth”?  I like to tell my students that it’s one of “those” words—words that everyone thinks they have the complete definition for; while, in reality, they may be missing part of the story.  Even the Webster’s definition is complicated: A    (1) : the body of real things,... Continue Reading →

Donna and Mona

La Donna Velata and the Mona Lisa—these two Renaissance ladies have graced the art world with their presences since the 1500’s.  One painted by Raphael on canvas and the other painted by Da Vinci on paneling—they can both tell us a lot about the time in which they were painted and the way in which... Continue Reading →

So, Why HumanitiesAttic?

I chose to call this site an attic because I plan for it to be a random assortment of various topics from the humanities.  I think of it as a giant space where I can collect various “boxes” filled with different types of humanities.  Just like a real attic, I expect I’ll end up with... Continue Reading →

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