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First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Susannah Heschel to Talk Monday on "The Jewish Tradition and Human Rights"

Susannah Heschel (Dartmouth College) discusses her father’s (Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel) legacy as a human rights activist and his archives, which have recently opened here at Duke in the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Susannah Heschel is ... [Published Duke University - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Images move, evaporate in Killarney Clary's 'Shadow of a Cloud'

Twenty-five years ago, Killarney Clary's first collection made an international splash: The prose poems of "Who Whispered Near Me" wove evanescent description of Clary's native Los Angeles, from her childhood's backyards to her office mates' cubicles, ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Chicago to Publish New Journal: History of Humanities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe University of Chicago Press is pleased to announce the launch of History of Humanities , a new journal devoted to the historical and comparative study of the humanities. The first issue will be published in the spring of 2016 ... [Published University of Chicago Press Journals - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Retirement finances to be topic Oct. 23 at UC San Diego roundtable

Retirement financing will be the topic at the next meeting of the UC San Diego Economics Roundtable, held at at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 23 at the UC San Diego Faculty Club.John Shoven, Charles R. Schwab Professor of Economics at Stanford, The Trione Director of ... [Published Del Mar Times - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Renegade Dreams: Living through Injury in Gangland Chicago

“A tour de force —extremely well written and engaging, and replete with original insights"—William Julius WilsonRenegade DreamsLiving through Injury in Gangland ChicagoLaurence RalphPublished by University of Chicago PressUS: October 20, 2014 ISBN: 978-0-226-03271-9 ... [Published University of Chicago Press Journals - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

University of Chicago Press Journals: Do you always get what you pay for? How consumers mispredict product quality

y a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at NewsFile -- Consumers are willing to spend thousands of dollars for luxury brand watches such as Rolex and Cartier because they are synonymous with high quality. But does this mean that inexpensive watches made by ... [Published NewsRX - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

The History of Trade, Through Its Containers

A NEW ARTICLE IN  CURRENT ANTHROPOLOGY EXPLORES THE STORY TOLD BY THE RICH RECORD OF TRADING CONTAINERS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, FROM ANCIENT EGYPT TO THE MODERN DAY.***Few processes have affected modern life as completely as the development and evolution ... [Published University of Chicago Press Journals - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Global Republic: America’s Inadvertent Rise to World Power

“Marvelous’ is the word to characterize this book. It is a marvel of insight,  reflection, and analysis. No one who cares about America and the world can afford not to read this book."–John Milton Cooper, author of Woodrow Wilson: A BiographyTHE GLOBAL ... [Published University of Chicago Press Journals - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday Poem

Roses The house with the nick- and snigger-name Snort and Grunt . Shunned trailer-house, (pocked) scorn-brunt. Side-indented, thorn-bined, boondocked in a hollow. In a green-holler clamber-mire of itch-moss and bramble. Tremblescent ditch-jellies, ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of inclusion in national surveys may skew our understanding of the public's opinion on immigration

07:30, Other Sciences/Social SciencesThe Politics of Belonging: Race, Public Opinion and Ethnicity (University of Chicago Press, 2013) declares race as the driving force behind public opinion on immigration.Jane Junn, professor of political science, likens ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Words on a page work magic (The West Australian)

Matter can neither be created nor destroyed, only transformed into something which often turns out to be richer and stranger than one thought possible.In The Book as Instrument: Stephane Mallarme, the Artist's Book, and the Transformation of Print Culture ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Who Wants to Live Forever?

Henrietta Lacks was a black woman whose cervical tumor cells were taken without permission by Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1951 and subsequently cultured as the first "immortal" human cell line. Henrietta Lacks' husband later described the non-consensual ... [Published UTS News Room - Sep 22 2014]

Quotes

"This isn't when you had candidates like Ronald Reagan or Nelson Rockefeller, who were widely known across the country and identify with certain ideas."
...poems — the workings of her poems, which resemble parties (people move around, trying to listen to one another), optical illusions and party games: "there is a pattern, not a story, repetition of shape, change of scale and/or direction, a game of perception: find the hidden hat in the picture: it may be inverted. Shown for only a moment, the tray is taken into another room."
[6] Douglas R Egerton, "A Peculiar Mark of Infamy: Dismemberment, Burial, and Rebelliousness in Slave Societies" in Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein, eds, Mortal Remains: Death in Early America (Philadelphia UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania Press, 2003), 149;...
"Today, the world is fighting the worst Ebola epidemic in history. CDC and our public healthhealth system are in the middle of a fire. Job One is to put it out completely. We will not stop until we do. We must be clear eyed and singular in purpose to protect public health, and ensure not one additional case is contracted here in the U S "

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Of Collaborators and Careerists [Published Crooked Timber - Oct 17 2014]
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How Much Slack Is in the Labor Market? That Dep... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Oct 16 2014]
How Income Share Agreements Could Play a Role i... [Published Brookings Institution - Oct 16 2014]
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Retirement finances to be topic Oct. 23 at UC S... [Published Del Mar Times - Oct 13 2014]
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[tt] Schacht, et alia.: Too many men: the viole... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 12 2014]
[tt] NS 2989: In the beginning: How geology tau... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 09 2014]
The Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon: Toward a P... [Published Times Higher Education Supplement - Oct 09 2014]
SHASS welcomes 10 new faculty members [Published MIT News feed - Oct 08 2014]
Renegade Dreams: Living through Injury in Gangl... [Published University of Chicago Press Journals - Oct 07 2014]
Ensuring Accountability through Health Professi... [Published Longwoods - Oct 06 2014]
University of Chicago Press Journals: Do you al... [Published NewsRX - Oct 06 2014]
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The History of Trade, Through Its Containers [Published University of Chicago Press Journals - Oct 04 2014]
Austerity Tales: the Netherlands and Italy [Published Bruegel - Oct 03 2014]
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Of Collaborators and Careerists [Published Crooked Timber - Oct 17 2014]
The announcement of the death of David Greenglass has got me thinking a lot about collaborators. Though much of twentieth-century history could not be written without some discussion of collaborators—from Vichy to Stalinism to the Dirty Wars to McCarthyism—the ...
How Much Slack Is in the Labor Market? That Dep... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Oct 16 2014]
How Much Slack Is in the Labor Market? That Depends on What You Mean by Slack Murat Tasci and Randal Verbrugge Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland , 10.15.14           Estimates of labor market slack can diverge a great deal depending on how slack ...
How Income Share Agreements Could Play a Role i... [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - Oct 16 2014]
In response to growing concerns over the issue of higher education finance, policy makers, advocates, and entrepreneurs have developed and proposed an array of solutions to address the shortcomings of our current system.  Income Share Agreements (ISAs) ...
[tt] Schacht, et alia.: Too many men: the viole... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 12 2014]
Schacht, et alia.: Too many men: the violence problem?Trends in Ecology & EvolutionVolume 29, Issue 4, April 2014, Pages 214-222ReviewRyan Schacht1, , Kristin Liv Rauch1, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder1, 2, 3HighlightsnWe explore the relation between violence ...
[tt] NS 2989: In the beginning: How geology tau... [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 09 2014]
NS 2989: In the beginning: How geology taught us to think deep http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429890.600-in-the-beginning-how-geology-taught-us-to-think-deep.html * 06 October 2014 by Jonathon KeatsJonathon Keats is an experimental philosopher ...
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