My late husband Ben Brown, a graduate of Baylor University, the University of Colorado in Boulder, and Harvard University, used to say that he had learned a lot from the faculty of those institutions and had enjoyed his time in the classroom and at fraternity parties. But when we discussed and compared life-changing experiences Ben … Continue reading “Study abroad: is it still a life changing experience?”
Author: Clara Lovett
Another Washington Post editorial, another indictment of Europe/the EU for not saving lives in the Mediterranean, for closing borders, for failing to integrate asylum seekers and economic migrants. The list goes on. No doubt about it: major European countries were complicit in the political and military interventions by the United States that have turned a … Continue reading “The refugee crisis, the EU and …?”
Today, Palm Sunday 2016, is a good day for prayerful reflection on my journey as a member of the universal Church and of a particular church community, St. John’s Norwood Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase MD, USA. I will write about my journey. For today, as we enter Holy Week in the Christian calendar, I … Continue reading “Church”
Flowing water calms the soul and cleans the body. Flowing water allows physical and spiritual deserts to bloom. Flowing water connects distant lands and their peoples. Enjoy these pictures of flowing water from my hometown of Trieste, Italy, and from ports, lakes, and streams all around the world.
Born in Trieste, Italy, Dr. Lovett received her undergraduate education at the University of Trieste and Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. She came to the United States in 1962, earning her master’s and doctoral degrees in history at the University of Texas, Austin.As a faculty member at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of … Continue reading “Biography”