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Taking the Long View of Societal Change | The Center for the ...
Taking the Long View of Societal Change. Center for the Humanities Newsletter
Photo. Richard Settersten. PDF: 2016 Spring Newsletter. How deeply can a
newly graduated gerontologist really understand what it's like to grow old? How
does active service, especially during wartime, affect the way veterans age? How
did ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/taking-long-view-societal-change - 27k
Liberal Left Wielded More Clout Than Standard View Holds | The ...
Liberal Left Wielded More Clout Than Standard View Holds. Center for the
Humanities Newsletter Photo. Marisa Chappell. PDF: 2016 Spring Newsletter.
The 20th century went out on a conservative wave that, in the final decades of the
era, dominated U.S. culture and politics. Really? No, says historian Marisa
Chappell, ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/liberal-left-wielded-more-clout-standard-view-holds - 29k
'Unfree' in early California, A different view of Reconstruction | The ...
'Unfree' in early California, A different view of Reconstruction. Center for the
Humanities Newsletter Photo. Stacy Smith. PDF: 2010 Spring Newsletter. To
understand the American story of emancipation and Reconstruction, asserts
historian Stacey Smith, it is necessary to look not only north and south but also
west. In 1849 ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/039unfree039-early-california-different-view-reconstruction - 30k
Nabokov carried tradition of gentleman naturalist into mid-century ...
Although writer Vladimir Nabokov often used a hand lens for his taxonomic study
of butterflies, historian Daniel Alexandrov may be the first to treat Nabokov
himself as a "lens," specifically to provide a view of fundamental changes in
Western culture during the first half of the 1900s. "A Russian aristocrat, writer and
scientist, ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/nabokov-carried-tradition-gentleman-naturalist-mid-century - 30k
Life stories as well as theories needed to understand aging | The ...
Raised with active, powerful older people as models, she said, she was surprised
to discover that this society in general has a negative view of what it means to
grow old. "We live in a highly 'ageist' society, although it's easier to find positive
images of aging now than when I started several years ago." While this can be ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/life-stories-well-theories-needed-understand-aging - 29k
Mohist nonviolence requires 'letting of of self' | The Center for the ...
Though this image has been debunked by some, “scholars basically accept the
view that to implement the ideal of impartial love, the Mohists paid more attention
to the control of external behavior than to the inner world from which outward
performance derived.” Though it's true, Ip agrees, that the Mohists' discussion of
the ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/mohist-nonviolence-requires-039letting-self039 - 29k
Migrants see education as a form of self-defense | The Center for the ...
The cause, says Susan Meyers, lies in the dramatically different ways in which
Mexican and U.S. families view education. Though migrants strongly value formal
education, it is more as a means of self-defense and status building than as a
means to self-realization or economic improvement. A Center Research Fellow
and ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/migrants-see-education-form-self-defense - 28k
Stalin's book, 'sacred' to Mao, provided short cut to uniformity | The ...
Rather than plotting, they were giving Li an insider's view of a long-ago revolution
, the ideological transformation of China based on Stalinism beginning in 1938.
That's when Stalin's book Short Course of the History of the All-Russian
Communist Party (Bolshevik) was published. Between 1938 and 1953, over 42
million ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/stalin039s-book-039sacred039-mao-provided-short-cut-uniformity - 29k
Clues to progress lie in nature of discourse | The Center for the ...
Scholar Vivien Burr describes the significance of discourse in this way: “If we
accept the view . . . that a multitude of alternative versions of events are
potentially available through language, this means that, surrounding any one
object, event, person etc. there may be a variety of different discourses, each with
a different story ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/clues-progress-lie-nature-discourse - 28k
Photographer shows a special eye for birds | The Center for the ...
A camera changes one's view of the world. For Allen Norby, the truism has
proven to be not only accurate but profound. Since trading his hunting bow for a
camera nearly a decade ago, Norby has moved deeply into a world of birds he
had noticed very little before. His bird photographs now number in the hundreds,
many ...
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/photographer-shows-special-eye-birds - 26k
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