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The Scandal of the Whorearchy. Prostitution in colonial Nairobi

McClintock, Anne (1991):  The Scandal of the Whorearchy. Prostitution in colonial Nairobi, Transition 52 (1991): 92-99

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The Dogme 95 (Communist) Manifesto

“The anti-bourgeois cinema itself became bourgeois, because the foundations upon which its theories were based was the bourgeois perception of art. The auteur concept was bourgeois romanticism from the very start and thereby… false!”[1] The Dogme 95 Manifesto was an avant-garde film movement that was conceptualized by Danish filmmakers Lars Von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg in 1995. 1,996 more words

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Rest In Peace: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Many years later, while facing the firing squads of forgetting, we will remember you.

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Research Statement (2011)

Research so far

My research, so far, was primarily concerned with design and implementation of user centered web information systems (WIS). Saying WIS, I mean information systems that are “running” on the web “platform”. 1,444 more words

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Cell values as rows in a spreadsheet

I have some spreadsheet data where the first column lists the position of a certain amino acid within a protein. There are  many amino acid sites that are skipped, therefore the rows do not follow the actual, uninterrupted, amino acid sequence. 199 more words

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17 Literary Brooches

Just in time for National Library Week, Buzzfeed offers us a fun collection of 17 brooches (pins) that allow you to wear your favorite book. These would be top sellers at the MLA Silent Auction during the Fall Conference….just sayin! 12 more words

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eBook Basics Webinar

Have you taken a look at the new Explore eBooks MN website?

Join fellow public, academic, school and special librarians in a statewide effort to explore the integration of eBooks into libraries, grown an understanding of how eBooks and digital content impact libraries, and engage in conversation around the future of eBooks in Minnesota. 190 more words

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