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Funded by a Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the MWCC Humanities Project strengthens the college’s humanities curriculum; supports collaborative and interdisciplinary teaching and research in the humanities; examines the intersection between the humanities and other academic disciplines; and engages MWCC and the community in the discussion of enduring themes from the world’s many cultures and traditions.
WORKING Then and Now
Audio Interviews Then and Now
Hear the audio recordings of Studs Terkel's original interviews on NPR and hear the original interviewees react to their interviews and reflect on their lives since then.
WORKING Then and Now
The background of the new interviews.
Dorothea Lange Jacob Lawrence Kettle Bottom
This research guide is part of a campus wide curriculum on Imagining Work, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Classes will explore the photographs of Dorothea Lange, the paintings of Jacob Lawrence, and the award-winning book Kettle Bottom, a collection of poems centered on life in a West Virginia coal mining town. Explore the content using the subject tabs above.
Working: people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do
Call Number: HD8072 .T4 1974
Publication Date: 1974
Men and women representing a variety of occupations, describe the daily routine of their jobs and express their grievances, aims, and dreams
Studs Terkel was a historian who explored modern views American life. His work often involved interviewing average citizens and recording their perspectives. His book Working contains interviews with various people who explain what work and employment mean to them.
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