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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 710150

Decolonization and the Settler-Indigenous Relationship

University of California San Diego

In new work by University of California San Diego assistant professor Julie Burelle, the relationship between two groups of people in Quebec, Canada come into play in an important conversation about settler-indigenous relationships and decolonization, deeply adding to the growing field of Indigenous studies.

Released:
25-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 709875

UCI co-leads project adding 11,400 intra-American journeys to Slave Voyages database

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., March 19, 2019 — Blending the power of big data and history, an expanded and redesigned version of Slave Voyages – one of the most utilized resources in the digital humanities – is now available. Housing both trans-Atlantic and intra-American slave trade databases, the Slave Voyages website illuminates the ubiquity of the slave trade from the 16th century to the 19th century.

Released:
19-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 709793

UTEP President's Tenure Fashioned through Hundreds of Graphic Tees

University of Texas at El Paso

“My Tenure in T-shirts” is an exhibition that represents more than 30 years of UTEP affinity and community. Each T-shirt tells a particular story about the University’s rich history through language, design, color and pop culture.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Education

Article ID: 709776

Building a Rich Archive of Oral Histories

University of California San Diego

The new Race and Oral History Project at UC San Diego is intended to collect the stories of people who work and live in the San Diego region, but who have largely been left out of how this history is told.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 709695

Baylor University's Mayborn Museum Accredited by American Alliance of Museums

Baylor University

After a rigorous review process, Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex has achieved a significant milestone: accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. The Mayborn joins a list of only 3 percent of the nation’s estimated 33,000 museums with that standing.

Released:
15-Mar-2019 12:30 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 709629

Prehistoric Britons rack up food miles for feasts near Stonehenge, study shows

University of Sheffield

Archaeologists have unearthed evidence of the earliest large-scale celebrations in Britain – with people and animals travelling hundreds of miles for prehistoric feasting rituals.

Released:
14-Mar-2019 10:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709274

Protected areas could help large herbivores bounce back after war

PLOS

Large herbivore populations can substantially recover after war-induced declines, given that protected area management is provided, according to a study published March 13 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Marc Stalmans of Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique, and colleagues. But the community structure may take longer to restore, as the rate of recovery varies for different populations.

Released:
7-Mar-2019 11:20 AM EST
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Article ID: 709556

Watching for 'bright lines' during the Trump presidency

University of Rochester

For the past year and a half, Bright Line Watch, a non-partisan group of political scientists, has been surveying the American public and their colleagues in academia in an effort to gauge the health of the nation's democracy.

Released:
13-Mar-2019 11:40 AM EDT

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