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Try The Crawl

Sometimes, articles just create themselves and when I saw this story about Ben Hooper begin his record breaking attempt to swim across the Atlantic, all I could think of was this story that I first read in the Judge Dredd Daily Star Collection Volume 3 that I bought in the late 1980s. 48 more words

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Call for Guest Contributors on the Black Atlantic, c. 1400-1860

Calling all contributors!

December 12-16, 2016. The Junto will host an online roundtable on new scholarship and historical themes that enhance our understanding of slavery and the Black Atlantic, c. 76 more words

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Mister Saturday @ St John at Hackney (10/09/16)

Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin return to their spiritual home in Hackney for the second daytime edition of Mister Saturday in 2016.

If you missed the last edition back in March, the Brooklyn pair managed to hang their mirror ball atop the 18th Century church, and it marked the first time Mister Saturday stepped into the light of day. 111 more words

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Carrie Mae Weems: Interview with the Artist

Please watch the following short interview with Weems about her series, From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried.

Also, read p.234-238 of… 93 more words

Mister Saturday Night at Oval Space

Eamon and Justin return to The Oval in Bethnal Green to lay on another Mister Sunday afternoon / evening to welcome in the warmer days of spring – to be held on 10th April, 15:00 – 23:00. 118 more words

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Vicissitudes of Globality: The Many Connections of Eighteenth-century Charleston

Emma Hart, University of St Andrews

What is the promise of global urban history for the pre-nineteenth-century era? As the vast majority of discussion about cities and “the global” continue to focus on the decades after 1850, I want to return to an earlier time.  1,311 more words

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#AmReading 2016 February 17 | 16:27:03

Baker, Kelly J. “Exits and Entrances.” Cold Takes, February 16, 2016. http://www.kellyjbaker.com/exits-and-entrances/.

Bradley, Regina. “Jumping Off The Porch: Kendrick Lamar’s Haunting Grammy Performance.” Red Clay Scholar, February 16, 2016. 287 more words

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