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Article ID: 709412

Music Historian Delves Into ‘Nashville Sound’ on ‘MTSU on the Record’

Middle Tennessee State University

The vast diversity of artists and experiences that make up Nashville’s love affair with music was the topic on a recent “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

11-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 709371

Women Can Protect Our World's Outstanding Places

Global Heritage Fund

Women’s contributions are integral to the Global Heritage Fund and the heritage sector as a whole. When we focus on their work and their voices, we gain an immeasurable richness in perspective that would otherwise be lost. When we bring women to the governing table, we are capable of creating a truly holistic relationship between people and place.

8-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 709290

The Conversation: Higher, Further, Faster: Marvel’s First Female Cinematic Superhero

University of Manitoba

When the Captain Marvel movie opens on March 8, coinciding with International Women’s Day, it will be Marvel Studios’s first female-superhero led film and many people will be lined up to see this much anticipated flick and to enjoy one of Captain Marvel’s trademark specialties: fighting galactic evil.

7-Mar-2019 4:35 PM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 709246

Tracing Early Pioneers of Steel Pedal Guitar

South Dakota State University

The pedal steel guitar is the province of the mavericks—people who were not afraid to roll up their sleeves and tinker with their instrument, according to Anthony Lis, who is researching five early pioneers.

6-Mar-2019 6:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 709195

How a socialist celebration of women became Americanized

Ohio State University

On March 8, some Americans will send greeting cards to the important women in their lives to celebrate “International Women’s Day.” Little do most of them know about the radical origins of the holiday they are marking,

6-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 708130

Swap Green Gumbo for Meat and Seafood-Rich Gumbo this Mardi Gras and Lent

Monday Campaigns

Every year, millions of people around the world celebrate Mardi Gras and Carnival. It’s a worldwide festival of parades, music and, of course, richer, fattier foods leading up to the 40-day season of Lent, during which millions of Christians observe this religious tradition by fasting or foregoing treats and meats. Richard McCarthy, Slow Food USA executive director and a Meatless Monday ambassador shares, “Green gumbo is perfect for people exploring vegetarian options for Mardi Gras, Meatless Monday, and the six weeks of Lent that follow.”

4-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 708962

UA Little Rock researchers investigate Arkansas’s ‘other Trail of Tears’

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Arkansas is well known for its location on the Trail of Tears, the pathway the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Chickasaw, and Seminole tribes traveled through the state in the 1830s to new lands in the Indian Territory in modern-day Oklahoma. Few people, however, know about Arkansas’s history as the first and only state in the country to legally evict its entire free black population.

1-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 708875

WSU researcher discovers oldest tattoo tool in western North America

Washington State University

PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University archaeologists have discovered the oldest tattooing artifact in western North America.

28-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 708837

Actor, Children’s-Literacy and AIDS-Research Advocate LeVar Burton Named 2019 Inamori Ethics Prize-Winner

Case Western Reserve University

LeVar Burton, a celebrated American actor, director, producer and writer for more than 40 years, is adding another accolade—this one for his tireless, decades-long dedication to children’s literacy and AIDS research and treatment.

27-Feb-2019 4:45 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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