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Carrie James on the Social Network Show

In November 2014, Project Zero researcher Carrie James, author of the recent book Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap, appeared on the radio program The Social Network Show to talk about her work on how digital technologies affect young people.  66 more words

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‘Questions that Matter’: New public humanities series brings campus to community

By Scott Rappaport

The UC Santa Cruz Institute for Humanities Research (IHR) will present Making the Cosmos Local—the first event in a new series of public dialogues titled… 496 more words

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Cultural Studies presents Kris Alexanderson

Cultural Studies Events

February 11 – Kris Alexanderson: “Japanese Penetration and Dutch Conciliation: Transoceanic Politics in Maritime Asia during the 1930s”

Kris Alexanderson’s current book project examines the collaborative efforts of the Netherlands East Indies’ colonial administration, Dutch shipping businesses, and foreign consulates in port cities across the Middle East and Asia in controlling the flow of anti-Western and anti-colonial ideas—including pan-Islamism, Communism, and pan-Asianism. 30 more words

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Fighting for the Emperor: Nisei Soldiers in the Imperial Armed Forces

February 7, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Japanese American Museum of San Jose

535 N. Fifth Street

San Jose, CA 95112

While more than 110,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans in the United States endured mass incarceration during WWII, the war also altered the lives of thousands of Japanese Americans who were stranded in Japan. 495 more words

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2015 State of the City

You Are Cordially Invited

To Mayor Sharon Wolcott’s

2015 State of the City Address

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Colonnade · 19116 Colonnade Way, Surprise, AZ, 85374… 21 more words

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Surprise honors first graduate from city-run business incubator

The first graduate from Surprise’s city-run business incubator was recognized at last night’s City Council meeting after growing from just three employees to more than 100 and moving into new, corporate office space within the city. 287 more words

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Featured News - A Special Hell Book Launch

We are thrilled to announce the publication of Dr. Claudia Malacrida’s “A Special Hell: Institutional Life in Alberta’s Eugenic Years”. This book, over 15 years in the making, draws on oral history interviews with ex-inmates of Alberta’s Michener Centre (formerly the Provincial Training School for Mental Defectives), whose stories are powerful and cautionary. 62 more words