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    Luminos Open Access: Music Studies Spotlight

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    Call for Papers: COVID-19 and the Anthropocene

    The global coronavirus pandemic has already affected most of the planet in innumerable ways. Beyond its devastating human health toll, we are witnessing atmospheric, resource use, ecological, cultural, economic, and political consequences materializing in many places and at a scale that is unprecedented and difficult to grasp.

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    The Organization of American Historians annual conference has become ever-more interesting and important, and 2020’s meeting promised to be especially so – focusing on histories of equality and inequality in an American …

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