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Leo Perutz and St. Peter's Snow

I cannot claim to be an expert on Leo Perutz as an author, or indeed, as a person – I have only read one of the nine books published under his name between 1918 and 1959. 473 more words


Cardigan Mountain School Summer Session

We are not a traditional summer camp, nor a fully academic summer school. We provide the perfect balance between academic enrichment, personal development, and summertime fun. 8 more words


Even if you have library/research experience getting that first library job is going to be the hardest.

This anonymous interview is with an academic librarian who has been a hiring manager and a member of a hiring or search committee. This person hires the following types of LIS professionals: 369 more words


The Final Project

When an artist jokes that they feel that their works are never truly finished, they never mean it quite as literally as I do now.  This project is truly unfinished, as the supple red goat leather taunting me from its tube in the corner can attest.   915 more words


Finding God in the Hyperreal through the Simulacra of Imaginative Prayer

As the Fall semester concludes for me, and the year is quickly coming to an end, I thought it would be interesting to share a book review I wrote on Tanya Luhrmann’s… 1,328 more words

Christian Thoughts

Functional Principal Component Analysis

In mathematics, a general principle for studying an object is always from the study of the object itself to the study of the relationship between objects. 897 more words


China's Great (Fire) Wall


Modern day China — the country blocks internet from the country’s 513 million Internet on subjects ranging from Tibet, Taiwan, health, education, news, entertainment, religion and revolution.   402 more words