21.301 education, education, education

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 07:13:32 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 301.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 06:36:05 +0100
         From: "Prof. Roland Sussex" <sussex_at_uq.edu.au>
         Subject: Re: 21.295 education, education, education

Dean Inge (of St Paul's, London) once commented: Literature flourishes best
when it is half a trade and half an art. I often wonder whether he had
dickens in mind.
Roly Sussex
The University of Queensland

On 13/10/07 4:51 PM, "Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty
<willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>)" <willard_at_LISTS.VILLAGE.VIRGINIA.EDU> wrote:

> Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 295.
> Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
> www.kcl.ac.uk/schools/humanities/cch/research/publications/humanist.html
> www.princeton.edu/humanist/
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> Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2007 07:34:33 +0100
> From: amsler_at_cs.utexas.edu
> >
> There are many fields in which the inescapable conclusion is that it
> is both a business AND a professional/artistic endeavor. Film Making
> is often cited as such; as is Making Dictionaries and the classic
> discipline would be Medicine. I don't think one can run down the
> business model since it brings capital in to allow the
> professional/artistic endeavor to reach beyond its innate limits when
> all decisions are made on the basis of what's best for the craft
> without regard to income.
> I guess my concept is that it is in charting a course along the
> boundary between profitable and enlightening that the skill of the
> administrators comes into play. If they are corrupt, then of course
> the result is damaged from the beginning, but shunning all funding
> sources isn't the answer either. Balancing how much good will come
> out of the funding source is the challenge.


Roland Sussex
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Editor, "Australian Review of Applied Linguistics"
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