Media Mentions January 2024

Media Mentions January 2024

The latest media mentions, quotes, profiles, and writings from Division of the Humanities faculty, students, staff, and alumni. Visit us on X, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Facebook for more updates

The Humanities are Alive and Well in Utah
The Chronicle
Op-ed by Martha C. Nussbaum (Law & Philosophy scholar) reflects on the impact of Utah Valley University's 'Ethics & Values' required undergraduate course, where students learn essential skills for good citizenship, question their beliefs, & build confidence—crucial assets for professional success.

Martha Feldman and Seth Brodsky Interview in Slovenian Newspaper
Martha Feldman and Seth Brodsky both in Music) were interviewed by the prominent Slovenian newspaper Delo after a joint residency at the University of Ljubljana's Faculty of Arts. The residency included lectures titled "Spectral Sound," during which they explored "how music and sound can help us confront the dilemmas that cut through the return of the past while announcing the future."

Theaster Gates
Chicago Magazine
Theaster Gates (Visual Arts) reflects on effective leadership, painful criticism, and stepping out of the limelight.

The Paradox of Apology
The Point Magazine
Agnes Callard (Philosophy) explores the complexities of apology and forgiveness, comparing them to miracles. She suggests that apologizing is like taking a test, " In order to apologize, you have to avow the offending action as your own, otherwise you’d have nothing to apologize for; but you also have to disavow it, otherwise you wouldn’t be apologizing."

February 6, 2024