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Failure: A One-Day Symposium

Sussex University • 28 September 2016

As a supplement to the publication of Excursions Vol. 7, Excursions Journal is holding a one-day interdisciplinary symposium on the theme of ‘Failure’. 395 more words


Remarks are not literature

Remarks are not literature
— Gertrude Stein

And neither probably are quotations!


They Were Gay (continued)

As my final project for Chris McDonald’s Foundational class, which ended last April, I decided to do another take on Gertrude Stein’s famous quote from Miss Furr and Miss Skeene (1922). 50 more words


Was Adolf Hitler really nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1939?

While the answer to that question is “yes”, he wasn’t nominated for reasons most people get nominated for.

A quick search for “Hitler” in the… 706 more words


Writing, Art and the Fifth Column.

Beyond their knowing that people can study writing at university and take a Fine Arts degree (and not a technical certificate, such as might be awarded to a graduate in craft design), writers can be encouraged in their Art by the example set by artists in other disciplines, who outlived the machinations of… 1,430 more words