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"Rhetoric in the Flesh" by T. Kenny Fountain: The Anatomy Student and Human Cadaver

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In his new book, Rhetoric in the Flesh: Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab (Routledge, 2014), T. Kenny Fountain explains discoveries in his ethnographic study of education in the anatomy lab, and how the experience is part of the transformation of students into medical professionals.

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Scottish Electorate May Win Independence September 18

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New Legal Clinic to Help Military Veterans at Georgia State University

Georgia State University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) department, representatives of the State Bar of Georgia’s Military and Veterans Law Section and the College of Law will start a new legal clinic this month for more than 800 veterans enrolled at the university.

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Grant Funds Project to Preserve Endangered Ayook Language in Mexico

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An Indiana University linguistic anthropologist has been awarded funding from two federal agencies for a project that seeks to preserve and potentially revitalize an endangered language spoken by a few thousand people in rural Mexico.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: "Yarnbombed!"

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If you visit the Smithsonian Castle this Labor Day weekend, you’ll be seeing red—yarn, that is. The entrance gate to the Haupt Garden, light poles, benches and guide ropes leading to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery have been “yarnbombed,” or swathed under layers of yarn, to highlight a new Sackler Gallery exhibition, “Perspectives: Chiharu Shiota.”

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Photographer Donna Ferrato Launches Sept. 12 the First Gallery Exhibition in Her Series on Women Who Have Left Abusers

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"I Am Unbeatable–Documenting and Celebrating Stories of Empowerment: Photographs by Donna Ferrato," will be on display at the Fine Arts Gallery through Dec. 4. In addition to photographs, a video about a survivor of domestic violence named Sarah will run continuously in the gallery.

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Texas, Civil War and Baylor History Portrayed by Baylor's First Art Professor Are On Display in Waco, Texas, through Sept. 21

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The largest-ever exhibition of works by 19th-century Texas artist Henry A. McArdle, whose works depict the state’s history, the Civil War and Baylor University’s founding, are on display in a free exhibition in Waco, Texas, through Sept. 21.

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Celebre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en el Smithsonian

El Smithsonian lo invita a celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana (15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre) con una serie de presentaciones, actividades familiares y exposiciones en varios de los museos de la Institución. Todos los programas son gratuitos, a menos que se indique lo contrario.

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian invites the public to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15) through a series of vibrant performances, lectures, family activities and exhibitions at various museums around the Institution. All programs are free unless otherwise indicated.

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Buffalo State Invited to Develop Storytelling Curriculum in Rwandan Schools

Buffalo State's Anne Frank Project, an annual three-day conference that uses multiple disciplines to tackle difficult issues such as intolerance, genocide, and bullying and attracts thousands of visitors to campus, has garnered the attention of educational leaders in Rwanda. They want Buffalo State to bring its AFP storytelling curriculum into their country’s public school classrooms

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