Tiffany Schubert

About Tiffany Schubert

Tiffany Schubert teaches in the Trivium and Humanities Tracks at Wyoming Catholic College. She earned her Ph.D. in literature from the University of Dallas in 2016, where she taught literature for several years. Her research interests include the relationship between liberal education and happiness. She has published two essays on Jane Austen in Persuasions, the journal of the Jane Austen Society of North America.

What Dante Can Teach Us About the Heroism of the Student

By |2020-04-25T17:01:50-05:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: Dante, Education, Imagination, Literature|

Part of Dante’s heroism in the “Divine Comedy” is his enduring pursuit of knowledge—he is full of wonder and longing for the truth. These qualities also make him an exemplary student. I have the great blessing of teaching at a tiny school in Wyoming that is truly devoted to liberal education. But for a [...]

Liberal Education, the Wasting of Time, & Human Happiness

By |2018-11-16T21:34:48-06:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Happiness, Leisure, Liberal Arts, Time, Wyoming Catholic College|

Human beings are not simply producers; they are also lovers of beauty and contemplators of truth. They are wasters of time. The liberally educated person has a rich inner life that allows him or her to waste time well... As an undergraduate, I went for walks in rural Michigan. Sometimes alone, sometimes with others. Romantic [...]

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