Blake in the Heartland Exhibit

I’m happy to announce that Associate Professor of Art Lee Fearnside and I are¬†gearing up for the exhibit “Blake in the Heartland” at the Diane Kidd Gallery at Tiffin University. We’ll be hosting events the last week of March and first week of April in support of an exhibit of facsimiles of Blake’s works andContinue reading “Blake in the Heartland Exhibit”

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About the Background…

The image I’m using (at present) for the background and header for my site is a detail of ceiling art at the Columbus Museum of Art. They have a children’s section in the basement with big, papery lit-up things that change colors. I caught this one on a bluish-purple phase. I shot the photo withContinue reading “About the Background…”

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A Humanist Apologizes to Numbers – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Fun read by a creative writing professor about his relationship to numbers. I think the recent institutional separation of arts and sciences causes us to forget the historical relationship between the two. The original seven liberal arts consisted of three studies of language and ideas, the trivium — grammar, rhetoric, and dialectic — while theContinue reading “A Humanist Apologizes to Numbers – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education”

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Are Teachers Entertainers?

I’ve been following a discussion on LinkedIn in which one instructor has taken the position that teachers are entertainers because learning should be fun, and another is taking issue with him — he maybe¬†agrees that learning should be fun, but he’s doubtful that teachers are entertainers. I think it wouldn’t hurt to consider how weContinue reading “Are Teachers Entertainers?”

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