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My name is Kim, I’m an artist born in Miami, Fl. but currently residing in Orlando. Within my short tenure amidst the music industry I have accomplished many personal feats such as, taking stage with Talib Kweli, opening for Joey Badass, Wu-Tang, The Lox, and Nipsey Hussle. 203 more words


Renaissance girl?

I envy my husband sometimes. He’s an artist with tunnel vision, the classic absentminded professor. He jumps head first into things and doesn’t look back, working with feverish abandon on the project of the moment until the next idea strikes, oblivious to the debris field in his wake. 542 more words


Thabit ibn Qurra (826 - 901)

Welcome to the ‘Civilisation’ blog series. This is my attempt to categorise some of history’s most famous (and infamous) names. Sometimes it’s serious and sometimes it’s silly. 276 more words

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Nabokov and the Blues

The first time I fell in love with someone who was kind to me about it, I was introduced to Nabokov. Culture is permeated with Lolita, but I hadn’t felt compelled to read it until the object of my affections claimed, “People are wrong– he was in love with her.” So I read it, hoping to find in it something of the young woman I was enamored with, but instead found my earlier assumptions confirmed. 1,116 more words

Will the real Renaissance Man Please Stand up?

At first I noticed it when people started to walk slowly and look at me. They would look away quickly when I looked back in curiosity, wondering what was causing them to pause.  1,127 more words

The Ultimate All Rounder

“What happened to all the Polymaths?’ Those men who excelled in many disciplines, multi-talented individuals.  In modern times, this way of thinking is discouraged. People are not educated to be a jack of all trades. 1,067 more words

Morgan Hamilton-Griffin

Polymathism and Refelction

I recently finished an upper level interdisciplinary class on the topic of diversity. The final for the class was creating a diversity initiative for an organization of our choice. 571 more words

Carolina Alexander