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The Communication Narrative

Stories often hinge on devices of communication: proclamations and posted signs; the arrival of a messenger, a letter; a phone ringing, a stop at a pub or roadside diner to use a payphone; the headline in the newspaper, classified ads that signify betrayal or command; codes hidden in crossword clues, secret ink, numbers and names written in matchbooks. 251 more words

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Walking past Number 10

I remember when it was normal to cut through Downing Street on the way to catch a bus in Whitehall. It took one flight of stone steps, a short walk past a single policeman, perhaps a few tourist cameras, and there you were. 380 more words

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The Spaces between Words

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Prolog

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Searching for the avant-garde in England

Searching today for the avant-garde in England I found:

avant-garde public relations
avant-garde cars
avant-garde e-liquids
avant-garde alloy wheels
avant-garde hair and beauty
avant-garde audio-visual solutions… 123 more words

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Brexit-Trump and the end of language hegemony

It looks as if the Brexit-Trump era is already having an effect on the international nature of higher education. In the anglophone world, academics are either feeling unwelcome or are being discouraged from taking up positions because of anticipated changes to immigration law and zealous security vetting. 618 more words

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