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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 QMULâ? s Department of Drama
Theatre and performance podcast from QMULâ? 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.â? 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 childrenâ? s adaptation of Japanese literary classic discovered in British Library
Earliest-known childrenâ? 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 childrenâ?‘s adaptation of one of Japanâ''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 childrenâ?‘s picture-book, dating from 1766, under the title of Ise f'ry?: Utagaruta no hajimariâ?(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.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
12.04.2017
Hip Hop Collection releases online trove on genre’s rise
Cornell University's Hip Hop Collection is releasing hundreds of newly digitized images that tell the story of hip-hop's explosion into the international mainstream and shed new light on some of its biggest stars, including LL Cool J, Queen Latifah and Public Enemy.
Literature/Linguistics
10.04.2017
Leta Test Monday
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Literature/Linguistics - Event
08.04.2017
Arabic Studies Scholar Beatrice Gründler, Winner of the Top German Research Award, also Receives Top European Research Award
Arabic Studies Scholar Beatrice Gründler, Winner of the Top German Research Award, also Receives Top European Research Award
Scholar from Freie Universität, a Recent Recipient of the Leibniz Prize from the German Research Foundation, Has now Won an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council / 2.435 Million Eu
Literature/Linguistics
07.04.2017
Leta Test Cron Friday 1
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Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
06.04.2017
New QMUL Archive celebrates performance artist Ian Hinchliffe
New QMUL Archive celebrates performance artist Ian Hinchliffe
Ian Hinchliffe was a performance artist, as well as an installation maker, a painter, and an occasional small-screen star.
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
30.03.2017
Bentley Historical Library digitizes 12 decades of Michigan Daily history
ANN ARBOR'The University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library will unveil 12 decades of the Michigan Daily history through a new online database that will contain searchable digital copies of the historic paper.
Literature/Linguistics - Social Sciences
30.03.2017
$750K photography initiative leverages Cornell resources
This 1998 work acquired by the Johnson Museum, from the series ‘Cambodia: Splendor and Darkness' by Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Lê, incorporates photographs from Tuol Sleng Prison in Phnom
Psychology - Literature/Linguistics
24.03.2017
Court Theatre play examines debate around human consciousness
Where does the brain end and the mind begin? That tricky question is the center of debate in Court Theatre 's production of Tom Stoppard's The Hard Problem .
Literature/Linguistics - Careers/Employment
21.03.2017
Papers of Nobel laureate Saul Bellow open for research at UChicago Library
A carbon copy of a typescript fragment of The Adventures of Augie March, ca. 1952-53, titled The Life of Augie March Among the Machiavellians. The manuscript is part of a new archive at the University of Chicago's Special Collections Research Center documenting the Nobel-winning author's creative process.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
20.03.2017
Mapping the emotions of London
A digital humanities team sifts through two centuries of British novels and geography to see how London's readers felt about different parts of their city.
Literature/Linguistics - Life Sciences
17.03.2017
Stanford’s newest library opens in the former Old Chem
The Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library combines biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, mathematics and statistics collections in a bright, relaxing space sprinkled with hints of the building's history.
Literature/Linguistics
17.03.2017
Life Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
16.03.2017
Stressed out by the news’ Nature videos will make you happier
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Life Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
16.03.2017
Barn swallow behavior shift may be evolutionary
Most of our understanding about evolutionary changes and the formation of new animal species is based on the historical record.
Administration/Government - Literature/Linguistics
15.03.2017
UQ academic bound for Canberra
UQ academic bound for Canberra
A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).
Literature/Linguistics
10.03.2017
Global agreements
Global agreements
Many linguistics scholars regard the world's languages as being fundamentally similar. Yes, the characters, words, and rules vary.
Literature/Linguistics - History/Archeology
09.03.2017
Stanford Libraries obtain collection on giant sequoias
A new collection obtained by Stanford University Libraries offers an extensive look at the time of the discovery and exhibitions of California's giant sequoia trees.
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