Humanism was an influence at the very heart of the Renaissance, and sought to restore education that was based on ancient Greek and Latin writings in an effort to renew the best aspects of the civilizations of Greece and Rome. These classical writings were meant to serve as a moral compass for how to best … More A Brief History of Humanism
I thought that I knew what racism was, and I also thought that I was a fair and unprejudiced person.
I was wrong. … More What White People Don’t Know (about Racism)
Thoughts on My Body: Sexuality, Feminism and Self-Concept in Generation X … More The Last White Girl in El Paso
In Christine de Pizan’s Book of the City of Ladies, written circa 1405, the author places herself in the lead role of an allegorical tale of a philosophical journey in pursuit of truth. … More The Birth of Modern Feminism: 15th Century Europe
When the two civilizations of Minoa and Egypt collided, an exchange of goods and ideas ensued that was to forever change the course of human history. … More Egyptian Influence on Minoan Religion and Culture
The Art Deco Movement of 1925 – 1940 marks a time of exuberant excess, and is characterized by bright and linear ornamentation in visual art, geometric elegance in fashion, and hard-edged decoration in architecture. Artists, architects and designers of the time sought to embellish all things tangible, from the largest skyscraper facades to the smallest … More Art Deco: An Artistic Response to Industrialization
In my mind, sex has always been enticing. Even bad sex can be better than none at all… … More Memoir: Sex