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The benefits of an ever-more networked environment are powerful: connectedness, efficiency, and instant access to information. But we may be losing more than our privacy in the digitized info-sphere, including the autonomy and creativity we think it enables.
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What is attention? We can think of attention as a dance whereby we both lead and are led. This image suggests that receptivity and directedness do indeed work together. The proficient dancer knows when to lead and when to be led, and she also knows that such knowledge emerges out of the dance itself. This analogy reminds us, as well, that attention is the unity of body and mind making its way in a world that can be solicitous of its attention. | Read post >>>
The "sidewalk ballet" of the farmers' market | Read post >>>
Spring Closing Dinner
23 April 2015
Spring Fellows Colloquium
24 April 2015
Fellows Afternoon Tea
29 April 2015
| Afternoon Tea
Visiting Faculty Fellow
Johann Neem is professor of history at Western Washington University. He received his PhD in history from the University of Virginia and his AB from Brown University. Neem writes about democracy in the early American republic, and has also been a participant in the conversation about higher education in America.
His book, Creating a Nation of Joiners: Democracy and Civil Society in Early National Massachusetts (Harvard, 2008), examines, at a time when many Americans remain worried about “bowling alone,” why and how Americans learned to come together in the first place. His work has appeared in The Hedgehog Review,...