WelcomeThinking and Writing exemplifies the liberal arts mission of Keene State College by challenging our first-year students to engage in genuine academic scholarship.
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Thinking and Writing begins in the idea that writing matters. Robert Daniel Rubin, a professor of American Studies, believes that the practice of writing brings order to a young person’s life—helping them to understand the world in all its diversity … Continue reading
Ellen Moynihan’s Thinking and Writing course, “The Great Hunger,” examines the causes and consequences of the potato famine in Ireland in the 1840s: one million people died from starvation and disease, and another million were forced to leave in “coffin … Continue reading
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
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