Re: New Energy Needed For Cultural Studies
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0866 Wednesday, 7 May 2003
From: Suzanne Penuel <
Date: Tuesday, 06 May 2003 13:34:43 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: 14.0838 New Energy Needed For Cultural Studies
Comment: Re: SHK 14.0838 New Energy Needed For Cultural Studies
Not all is lost. The discovery of culture among even chimpanzees and
orangutans has gotten recent wide publicity--here's the link to an NPR
report on the topic.
>From the issue of Chronicle of Higher Ed dated May 2, 2003
>Expanding the Agenda of Cultural Research
>By PETER N. STEARNS
>For the past several decades, key disciplines in or around the
>humanities, including my own field of history, have been strongly
>influenced by what has been termed "the cultural turn" -- the belief
>that culture influences, indeed powerfully shapes, the human condition.
For the full article, click on the link above.
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