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Arts and Humanities Topics

  • Abstract Expressionism
  • African-Americans, portrayal in… 
  • African Dance 
  • afterlife
  • agnosticism
  • aliens
  • amusement parks
  • ancient cultures
  • ancient musical instruments
  • ancient Roman bath houses 
  • angels
  • animal fighting events, ethics of 
  • animal testing, ethics of
  • animation
  • anime/manga 
  • anti-Semitism in literature 
  • art glass
  • Arthurian legend 
  • Arts & Crafts movement
  • atonement
  • autobiography, art of 
  • bagpipes
  • Bayeux tapestry
  • beat poets
  • Beatles, cultural impact 
  • bebop to hip-hop
  • body piercing 
  • Bono (U2) activism
  • Buddhism
  • butoh 
  • carnivals & circuses
  • carousels
  • castrati
  • celebrity
  • censorship in journalism/of the media
  • censorship in contemporary art
  • cloning, ethics
  • comic strips
  • concrete poetry
  • creationism vs. evolution 
  • Crusades
  • cultural speech
  • dance as meditation
  • Dance of Death
  • Day of the Dead 
  • Delphic Oracle
  • demonology
  • disinformation
  • dragons & other mythical beasts
  • ecology in art 
  • economic context of a novel
  • ecopoetry/ecocriticism 
  • electronic music 
  • elegies
  • embedded journalists 
  • epitaphs
  • Esperanto
  • euthanasia
  • evil
  • fairy tales
  • faith healing
  • fate
  • Fauves
  • feng shui
  • fiber art
  • free will
  • Freudian interpretation 
  • fundamentalism
  • fur fasion, ethics 
  • gargoyles
  • ghosts and poltergeists
  • Gnostics
  • goddesses
  • Golum
  • Gothic 
  • graphic novels
  • Guerrilla Girls
  • Gullah dialect
  • gypsies
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • heaven
  • the hero in literature 
  • Hinduism
  • hip hop culture
  • hippies
  • hipsters 
  • historic preservation
  • history of the tuba, piano, etc.
  • holy grail
  • humor
  • icons
  • immortality
  • incarnation
  • Indigo children
  • information theory (in literature) 
  • Islam
  • jazz, contemporary
  • Kabuki theater
  • karma
  • kinetic sculpture
  • kissing customs
  • klezmer music
  • labyrinth in religion
  • lace
  • line, texture, color across the arts
  • liturgy
  • Lost Colony
  • magic
  • make-up--fashion or stage 
  • manners 
  • Mardi Gras
  • media ethics 
  • meme
  • method acting
  • mime
  • minimalism
  • misinformation
  • modern murals
  • monasteries
  • monsters in mythology
  • morality 
  • mosaic, ancient & modern
  • movies' influence on fashion
  • mummies
  • music festivals
  • music therapy 
  • musical satire
  • mystery plays
  • mysticism
  • myths, similarity across cultures
  • Nation of Islam
  • neo-romanticism
  • Nihilism
  • nirvana
  • Nobel Prize 
  • nocturnes
  • noh 
  • non-sexist language
  • non-violence
  • Nostradamus
  • nymphs
  • opera, contemporary
  • organ transplant ethics
  • otherkin
  • paganism
  • papacy
  • plagiarism
  • post-modern architecture
  • priests and marriage? 
  • pyramids
  • racism
  • raku pottery
  • rap lyrics as poetry 
  • "reality" tv--realistic?
  • reincarnation
  • religious holidays in various countries
  • rhythm & blues
  • right to privacy
  • robots 
  • rose windows
  • saxophone in the symphony
  • science fiction 
  • Scientology
  • serial music
  • sin
  • sitcom 
  • slang
  • slanting in journalism
  • snake-handling in religious practice
  • social media
  • social networking 
  • the soul
  • space and place in literature 
  • speakeasy
  • special effects in movies
  • Stonehenge
  • suffering
  • sustainable design
  • symbolism
  • tabloid ethics
  • tattoos
  • textile arts
  • Theater of the Absurd
  • Third Stream music
  • totem poles
  • tramp art
  • Transcendentalists
  • trickster
  • troubadours
  • urban sculpture
  • vampires
  • Virginia authors
  • vocal vibrato
  • voodoo 
  • war--influence on arts
  • witches
  • women artists, musicians, writers
  • women as priests 
  • women photographers
  • women's roles in history
  • world music
  • yellow journalism
  • yin/yang 
  • Zoroastrianism