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Black Lives Matter protest poster
“BLM will never win by itself; minorities need friends—even if the friendship is hard to ask for. Indeed, given American history, it should not be necessary to ask; the friends should come forward on their own. Yes, BLM should be recruiting organizational allies; more important,...
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Writing for Bibliotheksmagazin , the magazine of the Berlin State Library, Christoph Rauch covers the digital conversion of the library's extensive manuscript collection taking place as part of the Zaydi Manuscript Tradition (ZMT) project, headed by Sabine Schmidtke , Professor in the School of...
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For OPERA America, more than 100 opera singers united in a song of hope and solidarity for a virtual performance of Light Shall Lift Us , a large ensemble work created by librettist and lyricist Mark Campbell and composer Paul Moravec , IAS Artist-in-Residence...
“It’s 1348, and plague has broken out in Florence” begins an episode of The Spouter-Inn podcast with Suzanne Akbari, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, and Chris Piuma that explores Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron , a collection of one hundred stories told by people trying...