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History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
19.10.2017
U-M looks to identify men in rare African-American Civilian Conservation Corps collection
ANN ARBOR-The University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library has recently acquired 30 rare photos from two African-American Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Michigan during the Great Depression: the Bitely and Free Soil camps.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
18.10.2017
Is it better to remember or forget? New seminar series launches on Friday
In a free, public event, the Sierra Leone-British novelist and journalist Aminatta Forna will discuss her search for the truth about the death of her father, and explore questions about commemoration.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
11.10.2017
Rare Robert Burns collection in Braille presented to University of Glasgow
A rare Braille collection of the complete works of Robert Burns will today (Wednesday 11 October 2017) be presented to the University of Glasgow by Joan Muir, from Kilwinning in Ayrshire, who had gifted them earlier to the local Irvine Burns Club.
Literature/Linguistics
02.10.2017
In pictures: Highlights from the Curiosity Carnival
Thousands of people turned out for the Curiosity Carnival - Oxford's biggest ever public engagement event - on Friday.
Literature/Linguistics - Careers/Employment
02.10.2017
Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro's Archive is at Ransom Center
Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s Archive is at Ransom Center
AUSTIN, Texas - The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin holds the archive of novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, the recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature for 2017.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Literature/Linguistics
01.10.2017
Into the woods with Shakespeare
Into the woods with Shakespeare
The Shakespearean Forest reimagines the real forests that our greatest playwright evoked in his works. The final book of renowned scholar, Anne Barton, it explores the changeable and sometimes sinister presence of the forest in literature and culture.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
26.09.2017
Allerton Music Barn Festival to feature music of Dizzy Gillespie, contemporary Broadway show
Allerton Music Barn Festival to feature music of Dizzy Gillespie, contemporary Broadway show
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Music at Allerton Park , performed in a restored Dutch hay barn, is a fall tradition.
Literature/Linguistics - Event
25.09.2017
Becoming an American citizen in the age of Trump
Becoming an American citizen in the age of Trump
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Literature/Linguistics - Business/Economics
25.09.2017
Environment/Sustainable Development - Literature/Linguistics
25.09.2017
Pioneering interactive academic publishing
Stanford University Press's digital publishing program gives scholars an extraordinary opportunity to publish and peer review their interactive scholarship.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
21.09.2017
Hidden history of sociable reading in 18th century homes
Abigail Williams, a Professor in the English Faculty and Fellow at St Peter's College, has written The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home .
Literature/Linguistics - Computer Science/Telecom
15.09.2017
To Improve Smartphone Privacy, Control Access to Third-Party Libraries
Just 30 libraries account for more than half of sensitive data taps Carnegie Mellon University researchers are suggesting a new strategy for protecting privacy.
Mathematics - Literature/Linguistics
14.09.2017
Earliest recorded use of zero is centuries older than first thought
The concept and associated value of the mathematical symbol 'zero' is used the world over as a fundamental numerical pillar. However, its origin has until now been one of the field's greatest conundrums. Scientists from the University of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries, have used carbon dating to trace the figure's origins to the famous ancient Indian scroll, the Bakhshali manuscript.
Literature/Linguistics - Careers/Employment
11.09.2017
Literature/Linguistics
09.09.2017
Theatre project boosts peer support for young people with asthma
Theatre project boosts peer support for young people with asthma
An innovative theatre project and a game app have been presented by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) researchers at the British Science Festival as new ways to help teenagers with asthma.
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
06.09.2017
Music strikes a chord with great writers
Music strikes a chord with great writers
Music is identified as a key influence on great poets and novelists of the past century in a landmark book by Professor Dominic Wyse (UCL Institute of Education).
Literature/Linguistics
01.09.2017
Collected Words: From the Literary Collections at the University of Nottingham
A new exhibition will showcase the work of Nottinghamshire writers and the treasures that can be found in the historic collections of local literature lovers.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
30.08.2017
Where London's east meets west: A new history of Bloomsbury
Where London’s east meets west: A new history of Bloomsbury
Famed for its world-class universities, rich literary heritage, and wealth of museums, Bloomsbury has long been at the centre of London's intellectual and cultural life.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
29.08.2017
Poet, activist, bird watcher: exploring John Clare as nature writer
Poet, activist, bird watcher: exploring John Clare as nature writer
At a symposium next month (15 September 2017) academics, artists and ornithologists will share their responses to the work of 19th-century poet John Clare, whose patient and accurate observations of birds in field and hedgerow continue to astonish and inspire.
Literature/Linguistics - Arts and Design
24.08.2017
People's Palace Projects develop artistic exchange programme with Brazil's indigenous Xingu community
People’s Palace Projects develop artistic exchange programme with Brazil’s indigenous Xingu community
According to the indigenous Kuikuro people in Brazil, artists are itseke, powerful spirits of invisible knowledge.
Religions - Literature/Linguistics
23.08.2017
Chancellor Christ: Free speech is who we are
Chancellor Christ: Free speech is who we are
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Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
23.08.2017
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.
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