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Article ID: 693954

UC San Diego Professor Wins 2018 China Residency Exchange Fellowship

University of California San Diego

University of California San Diego professor Natalia Molina has been awarded the 2018 China Residency at Wuhan University by the Organization of American Historians. Given in partnership with the American History Research Association of China, the residency will see Molina present a summer seminar on race and politics in the context of the United States.

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Article ID: 693846

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Smithsonian

Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian invites the public to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May through a series of vibrant performances, lectures, family activities and exhibitions at its museums.

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1-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693829

Northwestern Professor and Renowned Translator Wins Prestigious Literary Award

Northwestern University

Northwestern University’s preeminent translator of Polish literature, Clare Cavanagh, is among eight writers to receive The American Academy of Arts and Letters 2018 Award in Literature, given for exceptional accomplishment in writing.The honor, awarded for past work, will be presented in May in New York.“I always dreamed of making some kind of contribution to literature, to readers and writers as well as scholars, through my work,” said Cavanagh, who chairs the department of Slavic languages and literature at Northwestern.

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1-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693826

How Poetry Influences Illness and Health

Northwestern University

How can poetry influence our experience of illness? How can the lyric form disrupt and reshape our understanding of illness and health care? These and other provocative questions at the intersection of poetry and medicine will be discussed at the ninth Annual Hippocrates Poetry and Medicine Symposium on Thursday and Friday, May 10 and 11.

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1-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693818

Apps for Children Should Emphasize Parent and Child Choice, Researchers Say

University of Washington

Parents don’t need to fear their children playing with iPads and other devices, researchers say. Mindful play with an adult, combined with thoughtful design features, can prove beneficial to young developing minds. New research shows that thoughtfully designed content that intentionally supports parent-child interactions facilitated the same kind of play and development as analog toys.

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1-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693803

West Virginia Writers' Workshop to Feature West Virginia Poet Laureate and Winner of Prestigious Fiction Award

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

West Virginia’s poet laureate and the winner of the prestigious Drue Heinz Literature Prize will be instructors at this summer’s West Virginia Writers’ Workshop. The workshop, in its 22nd year, will be held on West Virginia University’s downtown campus from July 19 to July 22.

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1-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693790

Patricia A. D’Amore, Ph.D., MBA, Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences Class of 2018

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Patricia A. D'Amore, Ph.D., MBA, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for exceptional scholarship in the field of biomedicine.

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1-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693763

Researchers Building Database of African American Civil War Soldiers

New York University

A team of researchers has launched a project that is working to put online records of the United States Colored Troops—regiments of African American soldiers that included large numbers of men who had been slaves at the start of the Civil War.

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1-May-2018 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693760

InterPlanetary Festival Announces June Lineup

Santa Fe Institute

Seamus Blackley, Cory Doctorow, Ashton Eaton, Kate Greene, Annalee Newitz, Scott Ross, Martine Rothblatt, Neal Stephenson, and Pete Worden among luminary panelists and performers to converge in Santa Fe June 7-8, 2018

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1-May-2018 6:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693748

UIC Senior Morgan Pirtle Wins National Jazz Awards

University of Illinois at Chicago

Co-founder of the Women’s Jazz Leadership Initiative.

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30-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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