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The History of Electrical Gaza: Rosalind Nashashibi and the Turner Prize 2017

Still from Electrical Gaza, Rosalind Nashashibi

Rosalind Nashashibi, artist

The winner of the Turner Prize 2017 will be announced on Tuesday 5 December at a ceremony in Hull’s Ferens Gallery. 1,153 more words

Media Reviews

The First Men In The Moon ( H.G. Wells)

Oh, for the good old days when men believed that the moon was inhabited by “Selenites” who lived in deep caves underground! If your only knowledge of this book is the 1964 motion picture, this novel will surprise you. 575 more words


Dream across the water

“I don’t like Sliema, the roads are dirty, and the food isn’t so good”, my blonde Italian hairdresser told me. She had set up a salon with her Bologna-born sister here a few years ago. 446 more words


Inspiration Roundtable: Haunting Sources

Today, Lindsay O’Neill, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Southern California, joins our weeklong discussion about sources and inspiration. Her first book, … 784 more words



Title: Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Director: Stephen Frears
Cast: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Adeel Akhtar, Simon Callow, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Ruth McCabe, Tim Pigott-Smith… 509 more words


Week 9: Empire and masculinity in African travel narratives

The documentary that we watched in class today is this 1965 BBC programme in which David Attenborough retraces the route of David Livingstone along the Zambezi river. 101 more words


The War in the West: The American Revolution in the pays d’en haut

This post is a part of our “Native American Revolutions” Series. By Michael A. McDonnell

Most Americans think of their revolution as a contest between Britain and its colonists. 1,552 more words

American Revolution