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Mining the Universe

Greetings! The past few weeks have been spent slowly building the website’s various features including a timeline for the world of the book, HISTORY OF TAO, a cast of characters, DRAMATIS PERSONAE, and important terminology and concepts, GLOSSARY, which all may be accessed by clicking the icon in the upper right of your screen. 232 more words

Adam Burch

On moving back: a few things to consider as a returnee

We are finally getting to the age where we have more control over where we decide to root ourselves. I am personally part of those who can see no better option for me but to move back to my continent. 963 more words

Sally Vusi

Currently Reading (and reminiscing): Stuart Hall

“Cultural identity… is a matter of “becoming” as well as “being.” It belongs to the future as much as to the past. It is not something which already exists, transcending place, time, history, and culture. 98 more words


OTV Kaguya Maru

This is a spacecraft inspired by the Rocketpunk Manifesto article The Weekly Moonship It is a T1 bellylanding airless lander designed for Lunar operation. It uses four thrust vectored… 130 more words


Imagining Bombay, London, New York and Beyond published

This book examines new literary imaginings of the interconnected city spaces of Bombay, London and New York in South Asian diasporic texts from the 1990s to the present. 187 more words

English Literature

The First Black Female Principal Dancer*

The First Black Female Principal Dancer*

At 32, Misty Copeland has already emerged as a bona fide star of the ballet world by many measures—she was a soloist at the American Ballet Theatre, has taken on the career-framing role of Odette/Odile in her company’s recent production of “Swan Lake” and she has become something of a household name. 440 more words