Monthly Archives: February 2010

Course Profile: Encountering Adulthood

Len Fleisher brings to his section of Thinking and Writing professional experiences as a licensed clinical psychologist, professor of education and counseling (formerly at Antioch University and currently at Keene State College) and guide of wilderness-based rites of passage journeys … Continue reading

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Course Profile: Greatness and the Hero’s Journey

Students in Linda Aldrich’s section of Thinking and Writing learn that the story of a hero’s journey has appeared in every culture on earth for thousands of years. Though the characters and the costumes change, the essential elements of the … Continue reading

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Something Resembling Authenticity

My colleague Robert Rubin recently shared an essay by Lynn Hunt, professor of history at the University of California at Los Angeles, and former president of the American Historical Association (AHA) that recently appeared in the Perspectives on History the … Continue reading

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Course Profile: Angels and Fallen Women

What are the cultural expectations of women today? Who still does most of the housework, cooking, and child care in American families? How do women manage a career, contribute to the family income as a full and equal partner? Why … Continue reading

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ITW Faculty Dinner: 11 February 2010

In Attendance:  Kathleen Halverson, Peg Barrett, Jennifer Ditkoff, Joleen Westerdale, Kara Young, Sherry Bossov, Lois Merry (Library); Phyllis Benay (Interdisciplinary Studies); Linda Aldrich, Tracy Botting, John Hitchner, Steve Kessler, Beth Stickney, Kate Tirabassi (English); Ellen Moynihan (English and Communications); Tony … Continue reading

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