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Re: New Energy Needed For Cultural Studies
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0866  Wednesday, 7 May 2003

From:           Suzanne Penuel <
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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.

http://www.npr.org/display_pages/features/feature_899883.html

--Suzanne Penuel

>http://chronicle.com/free/v49/i34/34b00701.htm
>
>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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