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"We are expected to observe certain rules and regulations about how we use our money, but we are allowed to keep it safe. Will similar rules and regulations about information emerge?" #information #technology #law
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Dr. David Conte of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music studied with Boulanger from 1975-1978. He sat down with Kimberly A. Francis recently to discuss his former teacher and what he learned of Stravinsky from her. #music #Stravinsky
Kimberly Francis interviews David Conte about his experiences learning from a master of tonal analysis and counterpoint exercises in the 1970s.
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After engaging in an extreme amount of mischief throughout the play, Robin Goodfellow (also know as the sprite, Puck) must set right all of the problems that he caused. In collaboration with the fairies, he successfully convinces the main characters that all the strange events that happened to them were simply a dream. The fairies and Robin are active at night, resolving their problems and blessing the characters with good fortune. http://www.oup.com/Shakespeare?WT.mc_id=shakespeare-gplus #fairies #supernatural #Shakespeare
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William of Norwich and the origins of blood libel. #religion #history
E.M. Rose reconsiders where the anti-Semitic slur came from, and how it stuck around.
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Democracy: pragmatically vs theoretically, contemporary vs. ancient Greek. #democracy #classics
I belong to the late '60s Oxonian generation – 1965-1969, reading 'Greats' at New College. I therefore also belong to the 'Hart Report' (1968) generation – and indeed had more than my fair share of engagement with that Report one way or another. As my undergraduate Greek History tutor (a major ...
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"The problem, if one exists, lies in the failure of the dominant institutional structure of representative democracy to keep pace with social and economic shifts." Matthew Flinders explores the problems with present-day democracy. #politics   #democracy  
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Find out which Very Short Introduction book events are near you in the UK. #VSI #books
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Harry White, Hanns Werner Heister, and Laurenz Lütteken explain the nature and purpose of musical lexicography. #music #musicology
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Ed Battistella offers some advice on one of the great 'misrules' of grammar. #grammar #writing
I always see some shocked faces when I tell a classroom of college students that there is nothing wrong with beginning a sentence with the word and (or for that matter, the words but, because, or however). I encourage them to not to take my word for it but to look it up, so I refer them to Ernest Gowers’ 1965 revision of Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage.
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"Lions and leopards, the ultimate gift to kings and queens, were incarcerated in the Tower of London from at least the 13th century until 1830 when the Iron Duke of Wellington ordered that the denizens of the Tower be sent to the newly founded and more salubrious surroundings of the Zoological Garden in Regent’s Park, which to this day is a repository for royal gifts." #history #zoology #animals
FROM Elizabeth I’s passion for bear-baiting to George IV’s love affair with Britain’s first giraffe, a new book looks at the history of exotic animals in England
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Kate Wing on a debate about science, social media, and exposure. #science #socialmedia #academia
Kate Wing breaks down the criteria used for Science magazine’s list of Top Scientists on Twitter and finds the approach severely lacking. With a range of tools available for measuring social …
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Was religion in fact an evolutionary advantage? #religion #evolution #biology
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Even the most primitive civilization, believe in some 'heavenly' or supernatural realms, hence evolutionary. A way to keep the survival of the species.
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