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humanity

(Humaneness), noun altruism, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, charitableness, clemency, clementia, compassion, feeling, gentleness, good will, humanitas, kindheartedness, kindness, lenience, leniency, lenity, mercifulness, mercy, mildness, sympathy, understanding, unselfishness
Associated concepts: crimes against humanity, humanitarian doctrine, humanitarian laws, last clear chance

humanity

(Mankind), noun generations of man, gens humana, hominum generis, homo sapiens, human beings, humankind, humanum genus, man, mortals, people, peooles of the earth, persons
Associated concepts: crimes against humanity
See also: benevolence, charity, clemency, consideration, goodwill, lenience, mortality, populace, population, tolerance, understanding
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The President's Committee will explore ways that private support and public policy can combine to support cultural life, address important issues in the arts and the humanities and look at future funding for both the Arts Endowment and the Humanities Endowment.
More important is the fact that even those who do not think of themselves as postmodernists often share the extreme relativism and subjectivism that now pervade the humanities as a whole.
The arts and humanities spark dialogue and civic engagement, create opportunities for learning, and inspire creativity.
help institutions take advantage of humanities resources, especially in the digital humanities; and
But, sometimes, the stronger the cage, the more robust the song" Creating "some revelation through splintered vision," McCue meanders through her experiences teaching in honors and then through traditional defenses of the humanities, snitching a little pollen from each to arrive at a vision of the humanities as a grand concoction that connects and disrupts all else that we do: "Between the digital and the sky, between the poet and the software engineer, between the music from the grand hall and the tweets of a disloyal fan, we live, the disrupted.
The following is an opinion editorial provided by Francine Curro Cary, PhD, Executive Director, Florida Humanities Council:
Ann Benzel , Altoona - Distinguished Service in the Humanities Award:President of Benzel's Bretzel Bakery, Inc.
The National Endowment for the Humanities was created in 1965 as an independent federal agency, and is the nation's largest funder of humanities projects.
The humanities are efforts to understand the world and to find and create meaning.
In her essay titled "The Humanities, Done Digitally," Kathleen Fitzpatrick refers to the William Blake Archive as exemplary of the archival and editorial projects in the digital humanities that produce "large-scale digital text collections for scholarly study" (p.
The federal government should take responsibility for tracking the Humanities Indicators, just as for many years the National Science Foundation has been required by Congress to report on the state of the sciences.
Social science and humanities researchers make up more than half of all researchers at Canadian academic institutions," Stan Shapson, vice-president research & innovation at York says.

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