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Session Ten: Richard Bulliet on the History of the World

Here, in the tenth lecture of his course, The History of the World, Richard Bulliet discusses the Age of the Empires of Rome and Han China.

Humanities

Designing your own Career: Post-Liberal Arts Workshop

I initially took this course as my official “back-up plan”, should I ever willingly or, more realistically, encounter enough failures that I retreat from the world of academia out of sheer humiliation and defeat. 967 more words

Milton’s Reimagination of Satan

Have you ever heard of or read works written by the seventeenth-century poet John Milton?

Professor Paul Stevens from the University of Toronto Department of English points out that, outside the realm of university students and academic scholars, very few people actually read Milton, who, unlike many other English authors, occupies almost no place in popular culture. 713 more words

Blog Posts

UTA Professors Aim to Fight Fake News


UTA Professors receive grants for the ClaimBuster fact checking project and an initiative to detect social bots intent on creating and spreading fake news.

Read on DallasNews.com:   8 more words

Communication

Nasty, Brutish, and Short?

Heavy things to discuss in the Great Books Project this week, things like life in a state of savagery. Let’s get to it.

Here are the readings for the coming week: 979 more words

Books

Your School Was Not My Playground

I had scarcely passed my twelfth birthday when I entered the inhospitable regions of examinations, through which for the next couple of years I was destined to journey.   188 more words

Chronicles Of Anna

Words, Words, Words: Liberal Arts Majors & Their Unnamed Talents

English majors, as well as many other Liberal Arts majors, love words. Not only do we love words, we fixate on words. We love to analyze and pick at words within poetry, fiction, prose, anything we can get our hands on. 826 more words

Career Skills