Philosophic Dialogues from La Frontera

Since this past summer, our team of Faculty and Student Fellows have been planning our upcoming project with The Humanities Collaborative at EPCC-UTEP, which we've titled "Philosophic Dialogues from la Frontera."  Now that the fall semester has started, we've decided to introduce everyone to our team members and our project goals.  

Por Nuestra Música: An Inside Look at the Spanish Opera

Music has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I remember watching my father play the keyboard and sing during weekly practices at home. I remember watching him perform live and allowing me to sing or tinker on the instruments. Even though the band members were not related to me by blood, they became integral to my musical upbringing.

From Access to Acceptance: The Role of Disability in Art

In recent years, the humanities have steadily expanded its exploration of multiple histories and communities upon the realization that the history and representation of those communities have often been neglected.  Lately, this exploration has begun to include the disabled community.

Learning about Storytelling through Multimedia

For The Humanities Collaborative at EPCC-UTEP, each new year starts with a gathering of new Faculty and Student Fellows in June.  From June 6-7, 2022, I attended The Collaborative's orientation in The University of Texas at El Paso Library's Blumberg Auditorium—the first orientation I attended since joining the Collaborative in September 2021—and I looked forward to this event because I was excited to meet my new Faculty Fellow and to learn more about the project I would work on this for this upcoming academic year.

Striving Towards the Nostalgic Design of Community College

“Do not seek the old in the new, but find something new in the old.”
--Siegfried Zielinski, Deep Time of the Media

I grew up regretting asking my parents anything about their childhood because they would go on long tangents about how in their times everything was better: the music, the clothes, the people, and the teachers.