Monthly Archives: January 2017

Photographs from Kurdish Collection to be featured in University Art Museum exhibit

A Glimpse of Everyday Life in Iraqi Kurdistan  January 26 – May 20, 2017 University Art Museum (lower level gallery) Through black-and-white photography, this exhibit will highlight the everyday life of Iraqi Kurds during the 1960s and the 1980s-1990s.  The photographs are part … Continue reading

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Mack Sennnet and the Bathing Beauties

Mack Sennett was a Canadian-born American director and actor and was known as the innovator of slapstick comedy in film. His topsy-turvy  world of cross-eyed rubes, bearded villains, bathing beauties and bumbling cops falling off cliffs, out of buildings, and throwing custard … Continue reading

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Ginsberg’s New Year Blues is featured book for January 2017

New Year Blues by Allen Ginsberg is our featured book for the first month in this new year, January 2017. Irwin Allen Ginsberg (1926 – 1997) was an American poet and a pivotal figure of the Beat Movement of the 1950s. Born in … Continue reading

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Centuries of New York History Prepare for a Move

Caked in dust and dating back to 1674, the written records of a growing cityare headed to new homes, to be preserved and made accessible to researchers. On the upper floors of the grand courthouse, above the Corinthian columns chiseled … Continue reading

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Alumna Molly Peacock publishes new book

  The Analyst A collection of poetry exploring her evolving relationship with Jewish psychoanalyst Joan Stein When a psychoanalyst became a painter after surviving a stroke, her longtime patient, distinguished and beloved poet Molly Peacock, took up a unique task. The … Continue reading

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Check your attics for possible treasures! Long lost photographs of the Titanic indicate a coal fire may have helped sink the ship.

Coal Fire, Not Just Iceberg, Doomed the Titanic, a Journalist Claims By Dan Bilefsky  January 3, 2017 The Titanic leaving Southampton, England, on its ill-fated voyage on April 10, 1912.  Credit  Southampton City Council, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images LONDON — … Continue reading

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