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Literature/Linguistics - Life Sciences
14.08.2017
Stanford professor leads John Steinbeck revival | Stanford News
Gavin Jones, professor of English, calls for students and scholars to take a more serious look at writer John Steinbeck and his diverse interests.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
04.08.2017
Bringing medieval texts to a contemporary audience | Stanford News
A new website curated by Stanford faculty and students, the Global Medieval Sourcebook, translates medieval literature into English for the first time.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
02.08.2017
Belarusian professor releases new poetry collection
War and displacement, music and gardens, language and earth: These are the themes of Valzhyna Mort's new book of poetry, "Rose Pandemic," just released in Belarus, her native country.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
27.07.2017
Run-up to revolution: Early American history seen through the stage in Odai Johnson's book 'London in a Box'
Run-up to revolution: Early American history seen through the stage in Odai Johnson’s book ’London in a Box’
The true cultural tipping point in the run-up to the American Revolution, writes University of Washington drama professor Odai Johnson in his new book, might not have been the Boston Tea Party, the British naval blockade or even the First Continental Congress.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
27.07.2017
Stanford literary scholars reflect on Jane Austen’s legacy
English Professor Alex Woloch and two doctoral students discuss author Jane Austen's writing style and why her novels still dominate literary and popular culture 200 years after her death.
Business/Economics - Literature/Linguistics
26.07.2017
Head of the School of Welsh steps down
After more than 20 years as Head of School, Professor Sioned Davies is stepping down from her post in the School of Welsh.
Literature/Linguistics
21.07.2017
The Rhetoric(s) of Literary Studies
International Summer School at the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies from July 23 to 30, 2017 No 206/2017 from Jul 21, 2017 The rhetoric(s) of literary studies is the subject of
Literature/Linguistics
20.07.2017
Many cities, many voices
P eople from around the UK will tell their stories about summertime in a new piece of multilingual theatre, developed as part of interdisciplinary research from the Universities of Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds and London (Birkbeck and UCL).
Literature/Linguistics
19.07.2017
University of Chicago Library receives gift of vintage Vivian Maier prints
The University of Chicago Library has received a gift of nearly 500 photographic prints made by Vivian Maier, the master 20th-century street photographer known for her striking images of life in Chicago and New York City.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
19.07.2017
Lesbian singer’s archive captures pre-internet gay life
The archive of lesbian musician Gretchen Phillips, co-founder of the trailblazing band Two Nice Girls, sheds light on what it was like to be gay in the 1980s, and is now a part of Cornell University Library's Human Sexuality Collection.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
17.07.2017
Jane Austen: entertaining and still relevant 200 years on
As the world marks the 200 th anniversary of the death of English author Jane Austen, a leading expert in her works at ANU said her books continue to attract new readers and be read with pleasure.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
14.07.2017
Through the lens of the Wild Australia Show
Through the lens of the Wild Australia Show
Was Meston's Wild Australia Show of the late nineteenth century a form of exploitation or a vital link between Indigenous Australians and the wider world? A new photographic exhibit, documenting the controversial troupe, is allowing people to decide for themselves as it tours the country. Professor Paul Memmott and Mr Michael Aird of The University of Queensland found a previous static exhibit of photos from the Wild Australia Show (shown at UQ's Anthropology Museum in 2015) proved a popular and thought-provoking project.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
12.07.2017
The Water Poet on Wales in the wake of England’s Civil War
A new Cardiff University research project seeks to shed light on a unique historical travel writer and poet who journeyed around Wales in the summer of 1652.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
12.07.2017
Stanford Libraries’ rare score of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera ’Aida’ provides clues to the past
The 1876 manuscript is believed to be the only surviving score from a performance conducted by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi and presents a unique research opportunity for historians and musicologists.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
12.07.2017
Syria between Destruction and Preservation
Exhibition in the Campus Library of Freie Universität Berlin until September 3, 2017 / One-hour Guided Tours Available No 198/2017 from Jul 12, 2017 "Syria between Destruction and Preservation - The
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
11.07.2017
Historian publishes first biography of the ‘most-wanted' revolutionary in Tsarist Russia
Historian publishes first biography of the ‘most-wanted’ revolutionary in Tsarist Russia
A historian at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has published the first biography of Vladimir Burtsev, the ‘most-wanted' revolutionary in Tsarist Russia.
Literature/Linguistics - Business/Economics
05.07.2017
Peregrine fledgling takes its first plunge off Campanile
Peregrine fledgling takes its first plunge off Campanile
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History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
29.06.2017
New digital archive showcases historical images of Rome
Researchers digitized thousands of pieces from 19th-century archaeologist Rodolfo Lanciani's collection to help scholars across the world study Rome's transformation.
Literature/Linguistics - Religions
23.06.2017
One young Republican's pursuit of the 'Freedom to Marry'
One young Republican’s pursuit of the ’Freedom to Marry’
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History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
21.06.2017
Intimate details of life as a Civil War soldier depicted in rare sketches
Intimate details of life as a Civil War soldier depicted in rare sketches
Thirty years after he was wounded in the Civil War, Frederick Ransom was nevertheless nostalgic about his time on the battlefield.
Pedagogy/Education Science - Literature/Linguistics
21.06.2017
Examining mixed-race identity in literature
English doctoral student Vanessa Seals studies contemporary American novels and memoirs about multiracial people's experiences to examine the role families play in their search for identity.
Literature/Linguistics - Event
21.06.2017
UQP novel on Miles Franklin shortlist
UQP novel on Miles Franklin shortlist
University of Queensland Press publishing director Madonna Duffy knew she had found “something special” when she first read a manuscript from Mark O'Flynn in 2015.
Literature/Linguistics - Politics
15.06.2017
Theatre and performance podcast from QMULā? s Department of Drama
Theatre and performance podcast from QMULā? s Department of Drama
A new podcast series from the Department of Drama at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) explores contemporary theatre from the perspective of artists, creators, and performers.ā? Stage Left is presented by Jen Harvie , Professor of Contemporary Theatre and Performance at QMUL.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
15.06.2017
Pianist found his path at Berkeley, returns to lead Ojai music fest
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Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
14.06.2017
Earliest-known childrenā? s adaptation of Japanese literary classic discovered in British Library
Earliest-known childrenā? s adaptation of Japanese literary classic discovered in British Library
A chance discovery in the British Library has led to the discovery and reproduction of the earliest-known childrenā?‘s adaptation of one of Japanā''s greatest works of literature. This is a missing piece of the jigsaw. And it was sitting in the British Library all along. Laura Moretti Dr Laura Moretti, from the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Cambridge, came across an unknown childrenā?‘s picture-book, dating from 1766, under the title of Ise f'ry?: Utagaruta no hajimariā?(The Fashionable Ise: The Origins of Utagaruta) while on a study trip with her students.
Literature/Linguistics - Earth Sciences
13.06.2017
Mapping project will open up new routes to uncharted territory
Mapping project will open up new routes to uncharted territory
What if fictional places in books, such as Middlemarch, Treasure Island, Barsetshire and Gormenghast, could be generated as maps and even 3D visualisations out of the text itself?
Literature/Linguistics - Careers/Employment
09.06.2017
University of Illinois theatre department selects first female leader
University of Illinois theatre department selects first female leader
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois theatre department will have a female leader for the first time.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Literature/Linguistics
02.06.2017
Napolitano: UC won’t back off on climate change efforts
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Social Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
02.06.2017
No Shadow of a Doubt over Edith Wharton play
A previously unknown play by Pulitzer Prize winning author Edith Wharton has been discovered by a University of Glasgow academic.
Literature/Linguistics - Life Sciences
01.06.2017
Flying off the page
Flying off the page
Flying off the page Unreachable, untameable and largely unknowable; birds may be conspicuous in our environment, yet they remain strangely elusive.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
30.05.2017
Academic and alumnus team up to take hassle out of journal searches
Academic and alumnus team up to take hassle out of journal searches
A Spotify-like app that lets scientists quickly access research papers online has been developed by an Imperial researcher and an alumnus.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
30.05.2017
18th-century library map details Seneca and Cayuga villages
Jon Parmenter, right, associate professor of history, and Kurt Jordan, associate professor of anthropology and American Indian and Indigenous studies, analyze an 18th-century map of what is now New York state.
Literature/Linguistics - Social Sciences
23.05.2017
Stanford psychologists examine ’sins of omission’
Stanford researchers found that children as young as 4 years old, under certain conditions, can discern ‘sins of omission' - misleading but technically accurate information.
Literature/Linguistics - Environment/Sustainable Development
22.05.2017
Healing Brexit generational divide
Cardiff University experts will consider how to heal the generational divide following the divisive EU referendum, at this year's 30 th anniversary Hay Festival.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
22.05.2017
Researchers offer opportunity to re-enact history in unique Georgian playhouse
Dr Katherine Astbury Associate Professor of French Studies in the University of Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures is calling for amateur actors to take part in a theatrical melodrama on stage in the country's most complete Georgian playhouse.
Literature/Linguistics - Agronomy/Food Science
18.05.2017
A century of agriculture research goes online
A rich trove of once-hidden Cornell agricultural research from journals and other serial publications is now available to the public.
Literature/Linguistics
09.05.2017
Stanford Libraries, Hoover Institution gather thousands of archival materials on Iran
Stanford has acquired thousands of archives about Iran's history, politics and culture that are held at the Hoover Institution and the Stanford University Libraries.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
04.05.2017
Japanese immigrant's diaries on display
Japanese immigrant’s diaries on display
A Stanford alumnus and his family donated the diaries of his great-uncle, a Japanese businessman who lived in the San Francisco Bay Area in the early 1900s.
Literature/Linguistics
02.05.2017
Talk to explore ‘The Science of a Perfect Weekend’
‘Eat, Play, Fun: The Science of a Perfect Weekend' is the topic of the final Science in the News presentation of the spring semester.
Literature/Linguistics
01.05.2017
Gerald Beasley named Carl A. Kroch University Librarian
Gerald R. Beasley, vice provost and chief librarian at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, has been named the next Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell University.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
01.05.2017
Michael Pollan recalls journey from garden to the best-seller list
At the time Michael Pollan first wrote about his adventures in gardening, he never intended to make food and the natural world his primary topics as a writer.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
28.04.2017
Stanford senior examines popular theater in London during WWI
Senior Holly Dayton analyzed popular theater plays in London during the time of the Great War as part of her history honors thesis research.
Business/Economics - Literature/Linguistics
27.04.2017
Library manages Queers for Economic Justice records
Queers for Economic Justice (QEJ), founded in 2002, was among the first LGBTQ groups to advocate for equality by fighting systems that create poverty.
Literature/Linguistics
24.04.2017
IDeATe Lab Featured on "Adam Savage’s Maker Tour"
Carnegie Mellon University's IDeATe Network recently was featured in Adam Savage's Maker Tour series on Tested.com.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
21.04.2017
East Asian Library acquires the largest Chinese film studies collection in North America
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Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
21.04.2017
C.V. Starr East Asian Library acquires massive and rare Chinese film studies collection
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History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
20.04.2017
Conference to focus on work of trauma scholar Cathy Caruth
Two world wars, colonialism, nuclear bombs, the Holocaust: uncounted millions suffered trauma during the 20th century.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
19.04.2017
Downloads of labor contracts surge after they go online
You might not expect that a project digitizing 100 years of labor-management agreements would shed light on societal trends, increase scholarship or encourage institutions to pursue similar projects.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
18.04.2017
Q+A: Classics scholar discusses new Core sequence in Humanities
Beginning with Fall Quarter 2017, UChicago will offer Poetry and the Human , the first new Humanities Core sequence since 2007.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Literature/Linguistics
13.04.2017
Patient makes dramatic recovery from amputation to transplanted hand
Patient makes dramatic recovery from amputation to transplanted hand
In October 2016, Jonathan Koch, a 51-year-old entertainment executive from Los Angeles, underwent a 17-hour procedure to replace the hand he lost to a mysterious, life-threatening illness.
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