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21
Jan

UC Press Art and Culture @educatedarts

Now you can follow the UC Press arts program on Twitter @educatedarts. UC Press publicist Heather Vaughan, who has a master’s degree in visual culture from NYU, unites art and scholarship to …

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21
Jan

Paris Between Light and Shadow

If you missed the Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography, and Paris exhibit at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts this fall, you have another chance to see this evocative collection of Surrealist …

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15
Jan

School Food, Beyond the Cafeteria

After decades on the rise, obesity rates have stabilized among most groups of Americans, according to two CDC studies published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. But rates remain …

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13
Jan

Earthquake in Haiti

Yesterday’s 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti devastated Port-au-Prince, and casualties are feared to be in the thousands. Partners in Health, the organization co-founded by Paul Farmer to bring medical care to the …

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08
Jan

Paul Linde on Crisis and Compassion

As an emergency room psychiatrist at San Francisco General Hospital, Dr. Paul Linde sees suffering, tragedy, and compassion every day. Whether seeking help on their own or brought in against their will, …

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07
Jan

Speaking Freely, from the Grave

“In this Autobiography I shall keep in mind that I am speaking from the grave….I speak from the grave rather than with my living tongue, for good reason: I can speak thence …

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06
Jan

More than Wombs for Rent

by Elly Teman, author of Birthing a Mother: The Surrogate Body and the Pregnant Self Surrogacy has now made it to the cover pages of Newsweek and The New York Times. Whether …

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