Molly Campbell and Krista Jackman are UNH Lecturers and have
started The HUGEmanities Project, a collaboration between The New Hampshire
Humanities Collaborative, and UNH College of Liberal Arts. It is an initiative
that highlights the engaged, active thinking and digital humanities work UNH
students are doing. We discuss why the humanities are an important field of
study, define the humanities through song, and talk about going all in.
Defining the Humanities through
song: 1st song: “Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday 1939; 2nd
song: “9 to 5” by Dolly Parton 1980; and 3rd song: “For What it’s
Worth” by Buffalo Springfield 1966.
I’m thrilled to share another completed illustration for my children’s book For I Am Yours.
Lorraine Watry is the amazing illustrator, and she’s been blogging about her process for her followers and students. She has never illustrated a book before, but her watercolor paintings have won numerous awards.
Lorraine Watry is an award-winning Colorado contemporary realist painter of water-scapes, landscapes, and reflective objects. Her art is characterized by bright colors, dramatic light and realistic reflections. I am lucky to have her illustrate my children’s book, You Are Mine, due to be released in the summer of 2019. We talk about teaching art, her numerous awards, a favorite quote, and where she goes from here.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of her life: 1st song: “Let the Rain” by Sara Bareilles; 2nd song: “Make ‘Em Laugh” from Singing in the Rain; 3rd song: “Put Your Records On” by Corinne Bailey Rae.
Mary-Jo Monusky, the Executive Director, and Becca Romanoski, the Program Director, of Arts In Reach or AIR, talk about their nonprofit organization that empowers teenage girls through mentoring and the arts. They discuss the 20th Anniversary Celebration, the issues teens deal with, healthy risk taking and why it is important, and they share three songs that the girls wrote and performed.
Three songs that the girls wrote and performed: 1st song: “Forward Train” by Madeline;2nd song: “True Story” by Morgan; 3rd song: “Giraffe” by Julie-Lou. https://www.artsinreach.org/