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>"The movement’s architects saw the inadequacy of liberal solutions to racial injustice. Yet the term has become a lullaby by which liberals self-soothe."
>"The movement’s architects saw the inadequacy of liberal solutions to racial injustice. Yet the term has become a lullaby by which liberals self-soothe."
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"Chaucer’s career as a secret agent helped him assume different disguises in his _...Read More_
"Chaucer’s career as a secret agent helped him assume different disguises in his _...Read More_
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If you’ve ever been to Japan or other parts of Asia, you’ve probably seen the small maneki-neko ornament waving at you from store windows and restaurants.
If you’ve ever been to Japan or other parts of Asia, you’ve probably seen the small maneki-neko ornament waving at you from store windows and restaurants.
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>"An apparent mistake in facial expression in one of the world's most famous sculptures actually allows the artwork to truly convey _...Read More_
>"An apparent mistake in facial expression in one of the world's most famous sculptures actually allows the artwork to truly convey _...Read More_
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In the fifth of six ruminations on recent developments in metamodernism, I address the reading of Jameson (and Jamesonian postmodernism) that seems to animate the outlier metamodernism of Vermeulen and van den Akker. I use my (re-)reading _...Read More_
In the fifth of six ruminations on recent developments in metamodernism, I address the reading of Jameson (and Jamesonian postmodernism) that seems to animate the outlier metamodernism of Vermeulen and van den Akker. I use my (re-)reading _...Read More_
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>"The French celebrate Quatorze Juillet, not Bastille Day. In fact, the English-language name hides much of the surprisingly complex history of the day."
>"The French celebrate Quatorze Juillet, not Bastille Day. In fact, the English-language name hides much of the surprisingly complex history of the day."
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[https://www.wired.com/2021/07/geeks-guide-robert-sheckley/A](https://www.wired.com/2021/07/geeks-guide-robert-sheckley/A) People’s History of Black Twitter, Part I
[https://www.wired.com/2021/07/geeks-guide-robert-sheckley/A](https://www.wired.com/2021/07/geeks-guide-robert-sheckley/A) People’s History of Black Twitter, Part I
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>"For years, the site of the former Slana prison has stood unmarked. Now, artists are _...Read More_
>"For years, the site of the former Slana prison has stood unmarked. Now, artists are _...Read More_
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*A People’s History of Black Twitter, Part I* by Jason Parham > From #UKnowUrBlackWhen to #BlackLivesMatter, how a loose online network became a pop culture juggernaut, an engine of social justice, and a lens into the future _...Read More_
*A People’s History of Black Twitter, Part I* by Jason Parham > From #UKnowUrBlackWhen to #BlackLivesMatter, how a loose online network became a pop culture juggernaut, an engine of social justice, and a lens into the future _...Read More_
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50 years on: assessing the legacy and limits of the feminist art-historian’s pioneering essay ‘Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?
50 years on: assessing the legacy and limits of the feminist art-historian’s pioneering essay ‘Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?
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>"Regularly falling to foreign takeovers, and perennially divided, a clear-headed look at English history reveals that this is a nation that _...Read More_
>"Regularly falling to foreign takeovers, and perennially divided, a clear-headed look at English history reveals that this is a nation that _...Read More_
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>"Most books tell us that it was only after the war ordeal, in a France now devastated and in mourning, that what is called the “Belle Époque” was born, out of _...Read More_
>"Most books tell us that it was only after the war ordeal, in a France now devastated and in mourning, that what is called the “Belle Époque” was born, out of _...Read More_
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>"If you have ever walked through Target, watched the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, or watched a Disney movie then you have become acquainted with the “great masters” of art history. Michelangelo, Da…"
>"If you have ever walked through Target, watched the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, or watched a Disney movie then you have become acquainted with the “great masters” of art history. Michelangelo, Da…"
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How Jonathan Ned Katz retraced the story of the woman who wrote what might be the first ethnography of American lesbian life.
How Jonathan Ned Katz retraced the story of the woman who wrote what might be the first ethnography of American lesbian life.
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Tech companies’ origin myths evoke the history of the universe to make their expansion seem inevitable
Tech companies’ origin myths evoke the history of the universe to make their expansion seem inevitable