The most important duty of the student in every class is to actively engage the course content. Each of us must take responsibility for our own intellectual betterment and fulfillment.
Author Archive | Gerald Lucas
Online lessons will be due each week and follow the same general procedure.
The study of literature — or really any cultural text — requires two components: research and response.
Digital Humanities considers what it means to be human in the digital age. How have we changed since art and science have been merging in the technology of our lives?
Welcome to the summer semester at Middle Georgia State (MGS). Since you are taking an online course, it’s important to know who your classmates are. Therefore, introductions.
For our final week, it’s Charles Stross’ late-nineties singularity romp Accelerando.
The older we get, the more Hemingway’s 1933 short story “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” seems to resonate. The story takes a psychological approach to existence, illustrating a mature “Hemingway hero” who has developed an approach to life that helps him get though the day.
Shakespeare’s carpe diem poem from his 1602 play Twelfth Night.
As we head into the semester’s final stretch, I wanted to remind all of my classes about a couple of items.
In our final weeks of class, we will consider the ideas of Norman Mailer in interviews and speeches. Is this the “real” and final vision of Mailer?