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17
Jun

Remembering Stravinsky

Renowned professor emeritus and musicologist H. Colin Slim met Igor Stravinsky in 1952 and again in 1966, events that inspired a lifelong interest in the composer’s personal and professional life. His collection …

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13
Sep

Becoming Judy Chicago: A Biography of the Artist

“For decades, the feminist artist was pushed to the sidelines. Relevant once again, she can no longer be ignored.”—The New York Times, February 2018 Gail Levin’s critically-acclaimed biography of Judy Chicago gives us an …

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11
Aug

The Future of our National Parks System

  The current political administration in the United States has raised into question the future of our public lands. Given the continued discussion over the ownership of national parks and monuments, the …

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09
May

The Transformation of Zouping, China

It’s common knowledge at this point that China has rapidly transformed over the last few decades. Andrew Kipnis, an Anthropologist at The Australian National University, has looked at how one city, Zouping, has …

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24
Mar

On Religion and Bad Debate

This presidential election season seems to have raised the question around debate—good and bad—to a new level. Given the role of religion so far, the below excerpt from Seeking Good Debate: Religion, Science, and …

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