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PROOF OF LIES Giveaway, Weekend Wrap-Up & More! by Lori Ann Palma

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The last few weeks on Eastern Penn Points have been a whirlwind of magic, giveaways, upcoming events, and amazing interviews! In case you missed any of the action, or want to revisit some of our posts, check out the links below: 376 more words

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Absent Voices #1 (Feature Piece): Adversity, Spontaneity, and the Forgotten Song of the Nightingale in our Urban Experience

An Uber has been sent to your location. But has anyone actually sent it? Is it not acting rather on its own instructions? Sure, certain transport purists claim that Uber drivers do not know where they are going, that they blindly follow route guidance. 2,624 more words

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New Beginnings #5: Eimear McBride and Literary Revolution at the LSE Literary Festival

This year’s LSE literary festival, held around the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, takes ‘Revolutions’ as its theme, examining various forms of upheaval and regeneration in literature, politics, religion, and science. 581 more words

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New Beginnings # 4: Politicising the Past: A Review of King’s Greek Play Prometheus Bound

Classics, perhaps more than any other academic discipline, is frequently subject to accusations of being irrelevant to modern society. This is an aspect of the discipline perpetuated by traditional, reductive perspectives that criticise acts, such as translation or reception, which would challenge the canonical status of a classical text. 676 more words

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New Beginnings #3: Looking Backwards to Start Anew: Migration and Contemporary Cinema in Italy

A memorable scene of 1917 Charlie Chaplin’s silent comedy short The Immigrant denounces the brutal mistreatment of newly arrived immigrants – many of which were Italian nationals – in New York by local public officials. 619 more words

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New Beginnings #2: A New Project and A New Experience: The East End Women's Museum

Have you heard about the East End Women’s Museum? Perhaps you remember instead the opening of the tacky Jack the Ripper Museum in 2015, in place of the promised first Women Museum in the UK. 674 more words

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New Beginnings #1: Reconciling Creative Differences: Warlikowski’s Vision of Iphigénie en Tauride

A fascinating phenomenon within the performing arts is its natural tendency for constant reinvention. While history illuminates our propensity to immortalize art and artists in marble effigies unchanged by time, these monuments are more clay than stone, newly shaped by the fresh hands that touch them. 639 more words

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