Language

Language

LANGUAGE The Missing Note While studying the role language plays in shaping human thought, students study the linguistic turn of Ludwig Wittgenstein, the cultural anthropology of Clifford Geertz, and the research of Ong and Goody, Luria, and Panksepp. In this film,...
Post-Modernism

Post-Modernism

POST-MODERNISM The Real Ghost Squad This project accompanies readings of postmodern theory including Michele Foucault, Richard Rorty, and Kurt Vonnegut. In this film, students were asked to demonstrate their understanding of the post-modern subgenre of the mocumentary...
Skepticism

Skepticism

SKEPTICISM We are Holden For their first film project in Digital Humanities, student are introduced to the skills they’ll need to develop over the course of the year, while creatively pushing them to interpret some of the themes and details, both large and small, in...
Love and Beauty

Love and Beauty

LOVE AND BEAUTY CosPlay: Women in Comics In Philosophy and Social Institutions, 12th grade students explore theories of love and attraction, specifically those of Stendhal, Sartre, and Freud.  They have also unfolded many of these themes in the poetry studied in their...