Who Am I?

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We, as a society, are increasingly losing sight of the importance of the Humanities. I thought the best way to try to save the Humanities is to keep them from becoming a “wandering bark,” and potentially lost forever. We need to, as a country – and the human race in general, find our position in reference to the proverbial Pole star, and right our course back toward including the field of study that teaches us to remember that we are all, in the end, human.

My name is Heather Wheat and I am a high school English teacher with a special interest in British history and literature. I am a self-driven student of literature and history – the humanities – because not only do I possess a passion for the aforementioned topics, but because I believe they are an important component of a well-rounded education and, more importantly, a well-rounded human being.

If you would like to contact me about any of the posts on this site, you may do so using the following email: wanderingbarkhumanities@gmail.com.

5 thoughts on “Who Am I?

  1. Pingback: Heather Nolen, “The wise man reads both books and life itself” | Open Shakespeare

  2. Hi Heather. I feel the way you do about the humanities. I just stopped by to say thanks for that tweet the other day, and let you know that I actually came and looked at your blog. My sister and I both have blogs, you should check them out. Not going to give my resume on your about page, because that would not be cool, but I am a liberal interdisciplinarian, if that helps at all. If you poke around on our websites a little, you can find out all kinds of things about us. :)

  3. Hi Heather,
    I’m glad to see you championing the humanities as you are. I feel very much the same and your recent post about Automating the Human Condition really struck a chord with me. I’m just starting to break into the blog-o-sphere personally, having just graduated from college, and I can’t wait to read more of your material! :)

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