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Article ID: 719276

Perception of musical pitch varies across cultures

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

People who are accustomed to listening to Western music, which is based on a system of notes organized in octaves

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19-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 719247

USC Annenberg Innovation Lab launches Civic Media Fellowship

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

The USC Annenberg Innovation Lab (AnnLab) has launched a fellowship program to empower social entrepreneurs, artists, organizers, scholars, and others to increase awareness, understanding, and engagement around pressing areas of public interest — with particular attention to underrepresented communities. Funded by a three-year, $3.5 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, fellows enjoy a unique opportunity to reflect on their journeys while collaborating on creative and meaningful projects.

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19-Sep-2019 8:55 AM EDT

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Newswise: PubSci at the Parrish Merges Science, Art, and Music

Article ID: 719168

PubSci at the Parrish Merges Science, Art, and Music

Brookhaven National Laboratory

The sciences and the arts are often seen as polar opposites. But a conversation between a scientist, artists, and composers held at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, NY, on the evening of Sept. 6, 2019 showed how these fields can be combined to create beautiful visuals and sounds based on real scientific data. The conversation was the second installment of PubSci at the Parrish, a spin-off of PubSci—the science café and conversation series of Brookhaven National Lab.

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18-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718962

Fredric Jameson donates personal, professional papers to UCI Libraries

University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine Libraries are honored to announce that Fredric Jameson – the influential scholar and director of the Institute for Critical Theory at Duke University – has agreed to donate his personal papers and professional records to UCI Libraries’ Critical Theory Archive.

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13-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 718892

Percussionist, flutist record at The Tank for Sonic Arts

South Dakota State University

“It’s like playing in the best cathedral in Europe—except it’s this water tank.” That how percussions Aaron Ragsdale describe recording new pieces with flutist Tammy Yonce at the Tank Center for Sonic Arts.

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12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Kim Kardashian West impacted by autoimmune disease, a major women’s health issue.

Article ID: 718808

Kim Kardashian West impacted by autoimmune disease, a major women’s health issue.

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)

Named a major women’s health issue by the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Research on Women’s Health, it is no surprise that the number of celebrities impacted by autoimmune disease is on the rise. Kim Kardashian West recently opened up about the impact of autoimmune disease on her life. Other celebrities with autoimmune disease diagnoses include Venus Williams, Selena Gomez, and Missy Elliott.

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12-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Newswise: Crossroads Premieres ‘Paul Robeson’ at NBPAC’s Grand Opening, ‘Lion King’ Actor to Star

Article ID: 718659

Crossroads Premieres ‘Paul Robeson’ at NBPAC’s Grand Opening, ‘Lion King’ Actor to Star

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Paul Robeson – a play examining the life of the famous scholar, athlete, entertainer and activist who graduated from Rutgers 100 years ago – is the first production of the upcoming season of the Crossroads Theatre Company as well as Crossroads’ first play in the new New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC).

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9-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Rutgers Marks Grand Opening of New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

Article ID: 718528

Rutgers Marks Grand Opening of New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts today will mark the public opening of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, a $172 million redevelopment project that promises to transform

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5-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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