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Introduction In a previous post I explained how I spent the past semester (Fall 2020) treating the humanities educator (namely, me) as a leadership trainer. I was the protagonist of the story, doing whatever I could to inspire […]

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Introduction Halleluyah! It’s the beginning of December and classes are over. It’s been an exhausting, confusing, and prison-like experience teaching completely online for the first time in my career. Despite these frustrations, I would say that it has […]

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“Kallion believes those who teach the Humanities should be recognized as leadership trainers and those who perform leadership roles should harness the power of continual reflection within a life of action.”–from the Kallion Vision Statement Abstract In this […]

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by Mac Williams (Coker College) and Norman Sandridge (Howard University). Part One: Summary In this piece we introduce a short story, “El Muerto” (1946), by Jorge Luis Borges and invite you to develop an understanding of the main […]

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I imagine most–if not all–humanities professors would like to educate a person to become someone like this. Many of us probably imagine that this is exactly the kind of person we do help create: She (or he) is […]

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Education seems to pay. Human capital purism advances a single explanation: education pays because education teaches lots of useful job skills. A tempting story…until you stare at what schools teach, what students learn, and what adults know. Then […]

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I never imagined that this would be as interesting and informative and affecting as it is–Jaedene Levy, clinical social worker and psychotherapist For the past two years, beginning in January of 2016, I have helped organize a conversation […]

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A colloquium on aspects of leadership in the ancient world was organized by Melina Tamiolaki (Associate Prof, University of Crete) at the Institute of Mediterranean Studies in Rethymnon, Crete (Greece), on June 7 and 8, 2018. The aim of this […]

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ἐκαλινδεῖτο ἐν τῷ πειρᾶσθαι αὖθις βέλτιον ποιεῖν (ekalindeito en tōi peirasthai authis beltion poiein) He was consumed with trying to do better the next time. Xenophon the Athenian on the young king Cyrus II (c. 365 BCE) In […]