If you were researching Mae Jemison and the Endeavour through the Humanities lens, you would think about how this topic relates to or has impacted human action or work. Consider the following questions that are reflective of humanities centric thought:
What role models or heroes did Jemison’s achievement reflect in terms of explorers, writers, leaders, and others who came before her? Who and what inspired her ambitions?
How has Jemison's legacy found expression in art, music, literature, entertainment and other humanistic fields in the time since her achievement?
The list of databases below are some options that you can look through for topics related to Jemison and the humanities. Before searching, let's strategize on constructing a few example searches.
The definitive database of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history.
On first consideration, the concept of NASA commissioning pieces of art may seem far-fetched. However, reflecting the tradition of the military’s art programs, NASA began commissioning artists to document and capture on canvas the drama of its missions.
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