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07
Aug

At APSA, Evaluating a Democracy in Crisis

During this year’s annual American Political Science Association conference in Boston from August 30 – September 2, conference attendees will consider Democracy and Its Discontents—how current dilemmas of democracy provoke scholars to work …

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02
Aug

Dexter Gordon: Sophisticated Giant

  “Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon is a creative telling of the life of Dexter Gordon, best known as one of the world’s greatest jazz musicians, but also …

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01
Aug

Open Science for Public Good: Elementa by the Numbers

Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene is an open-access, non-profit, interdisciplinary environmental science journal published by UC Press whose mission is Open Science for Public Good. In light of this mission, we’ve highlighted some key article- …

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31
Jul

Justice for Trayvon: The Spark

Six years after the murder of Trayvon Martin, esteemed activist Barbara Ransby takes stock of the evolving Black Lives Matter Movement and Movement for Black Lives in her forthcoming book Making All Black Lives …

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26
Jul

Carleton Watkins at Yosemite Falls

Best known for his pictures of Yosemite Valley and the nearby Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias, Carleton Watkins made his first trip there in 1861 just as the Civil War was beginning. …

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