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CWRU Film Researcher Edits New BuñUel Memoir, with Entries on Famed Surrealist Filmmaker Father Luis BuñUel

An unedited family memoir by film director Juan Luis Buñuel, eldest son of famed Spanish surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel, spent 10 years in Linda Ehrlich’s closet. With Juan Luis’ permission, Ehrlich, an associate professor of modern languages and film studies at Case Western Reserve University, edited the manuscript, recently published as Good Films, Cheap Wine, Few Friends: A Memoir (Shika Press, 2014).

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It Is Virtually Impossible for Congress to Sue Presidents – Villanova Prof Available for Comment on House Taking Steps to Sue Obama

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Gonzaga Celebrates Global Humanitarian Leaders

Gonzaga University invites the regional community to join in honoring three of the world’s most deserving unsung humanitarians this fall with the presentation of the $1 million 2014 Opus Prize.

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From N.Y. Prisons to Slums of India & Thailand, Humanitarians Lauded for Opus Prize

SPOKANE, Wash. – After searching the world for great faith-based humanitarians, Gonzaga University announces three finalists for the 2014 Opus Prize (www.gonzaga.edu/opus-prize): Sister Tesa Fitzgerald of Hour Children, Queens, New York; Gollapalli Israel, of the Janodayam Social Education Centre in Chennai, India; and Rev. Joseph Maier, of the Mercy Centre Human Development Foundation in Bangkok.

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On Eve of National Disability Independence Day, Texas Tech Prof Finds Citizens with Disabilities Aren’t Well Represented in Commercials

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Binghamton University Awarded Grant for Battlefield Preservation Project

While not as famous or as grand in scale as the Battles of Saratoga or Yorktown, the Battles of Newtown and Chemung played a pivotal role in the Revolutionary War. With the help of a new grant, a team of archaeologists at Binghamton University hopes to ensure these historic battlefields are properly preserved.

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Literary Expert: World War I Changed War and Literature Forever

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Historian Re-Constructs Charles Darwin’s Beagle Library Online

For close to 180 years, Charles Darwin’s library aboard HMS Beagle during his expedition around the world in the 1830s remained lost. The library was dispersed at the end of the voyage. Today, the library has been electronically re-constructed in its entirety and made freely available online.

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Team From Tongji University Wins International Design Competition with Innovative Solution to Address Problems of Urban Connectivity in Asian Cities

Into its fourth year, the Vertical Cities Asia International Design Competition aims to inspire new models of sustainable urban living.

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Poetic Imagery Rooted in Research

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Though people might think creative writers rely solely on imagination and emotion, creative writer Christine Stewart says, “any given piece might have a huge variety of research in it.” She sometimes put as much as five hours of research into just one metaphor. “Creative writing scholars argue that anything that takes them out of the realm of imagination is research,” she explains. Her essay, An Archeology of Secrets, won the Briar Cliff Review’s 15th Annual Creative Nonfiction Contest and was selected as a notable essay in the Best American Essays 2012.

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