To begin your Individual Reflective Project this semester, worth 25% of your overall grade in our class, you will need to follow the steps below.

First, you will need to simply read through the following various topics.  This is a list of some specific areas of study in the humanities:


The American Enlightenment


Prehistoric Archaeology

Multicultural Literature

The Italian Renaissance


Chicano Literature

Medieval Christianity

The Novel


African American Literature

Medical Humanities

Next, consider the topics listed above.  Of the topics listed, which three seem most interesting to you?  Write down the three topics you are interested in or would like to learn more about.

Then, access and view the videos for each topic you are interested in as addressed by the Stanford Humanities Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. here from their series on Defining the Humanities (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (each video is about 6 minutes long):

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