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Maternity and Madrid: Gendered Spaces in La rampa (1917)

I have officially decided that September is the fastest-moving, shortest month of the (academic) year. It flies by quicker than winter break. One day you are rather calmly introducing the course syllabus and getting to know new students… the next you are grading essays and the first round of chapter exams, creating midterm exam and project prompts, and counting down the days until fall break. 2,101 more words


2013 Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (Hong Kong)

The first year landscape group project featured at 2013 Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (Hong Kong) exhibition. The ecological footprint analysis looks into the local food circulation of Sha Tin under the notion of sustainability.


Celebrating the Jewish New Year with Jewish Books

This week in North Philly Notes, we showcase seven Jewish Studies titles in honor of the Jewish New Year,  5775.

Two classic Temple University Press titles highlight the Catskills resorts, which shaped American Jewish culture and attracted over a million visitors between the 1920s and the 1950s. 1,404 more words


Architecture and Urbanism in Qatar

http://www.Q-urbarch.org is an online resource on architecture and urbanism in Qatar. It outlines current efforts undertaken as part of a research project (NPRP 09-1083-6-023) – funded by QNRF: Qatar National Research Fund. 44 more words


Lewes History Group: Bulletin 50, September 2014

We have reached a significant milestone in our own history with the publication of our 50th bulletin!

Normally, the Bulletin is put on the website one month after publication. 1,573 more words


On Line, Free Course: From GPS and Google Maps to spatial computing

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From Google Maps to consumer global positioning system (GPS) devices, spatial technology shapes many lives in both ordinary and extraordinary ways. Thanks to spatial computing, a hiker in Yellowstone and a taxi driver in Manhattan can know precisely where they are, discover nearby points of interest and learn how to reach their destinations. 352 more words


Anti-Islamic Hate Crime and the Enduring Effects of 9/11

In this blog entry, on the anniversary of 9/11, Lori Peek, author of Behind the Backlash, describes the aftereffects of the terrorist attacks for the Muslim community. 1,121 more words