SET - Learning in Love

DateNovember 11, 2021
Time3:00 - 4:00 pm
LocationJones Library 200 (Dennis Campbell Innovative Learning Space)
DescriptionPart of the contemporary problem in making a convincing case for the humanities is that their defenders, despite producing blue-ribbon reports about the current state of education, often do a shockingly bad job of explaining why they are important. The real source of a desire for liberal learning is not and has never been a sense of guilt or obligation, and its reasons cannot be expressed in bureaucratic manifestos. The authentic spring of liberal learning is simple: It is love. This love often originates in an uneasy sense of having missed something important and then -- even as one is unsure of what it is -- in desiring that something.
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PublisherAcademy for Teaching and Learning
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