Humanities and the Liberal Arts

Cambridge College—Humanities and the Liberal Arts DRAFT THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION AT THIS TIME. The following statements are only suggestive but they might be helpful in creating a unity, binding together the various components (or courses) making up a program in the Humanities. They are intended to be universal and are equally applicable Continue Reading …

In Memory of Chandler Steiner

Memorial for Chandler Steiner on Sunday, 10 October 2004 at Cambridge College, Cambridge, Mass. John Bremer We are all here to honor our friend Chandler Steiner, and my own affectionate tribute falls into three parts – remembering, regretting, and rejoicing. First, for remembering. In 1971, I was the Academic Dean of Newton College of the Continue Reading …

It Became Cambridge College

John Bremer Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor of Humanities emeritus, Cambridge College Beneath its proudly displayed initials of CC, the logo of Cambridge College carries the date 1971. Thus, in 2007, the College claims to be in its thirty-sixth or thirty-seventh year—a time for a celebration of learning. Knowing that I originated what is now Cambridge Continue Reading …

Humanities, Freedom and Education

Inaugural Lecture byJohn Bremer Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor of Humanities Copyright © 2006 John Bremer This is an expanded version of the Inaugural Lecture given by John Bremer upon his appointment as Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor in the Humanities, Cambridge College, on Wednesday, January 18, 2006 at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Continue Reading …