As in: “What started as an eager correspondence developed into regular calls at Skinner Street when Shelley and his wife Harriet came to London. News of the new acolyte and his visits were sent to Mary in Scotland but the two didn’t meet for some time” (Harkup, 2018, p.41).
2018 marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Find out ways to join the celebration at www.frankenreads.org
As in: “In Ceremony, the hybrid or mixed-blood position is thus neither authenticated nor denied by the novel; rather, this liminal position is a source of both creative and destructive power, characteristics of almost all traditional indigenous trickster figures ” (Wilson, 2008, p.36).
As in: “This mediation between contemporary Huichols, their sacred ancestor Kauyumarie, the sun, and Spaniards through and Indianized (and feminized) Jesus challenges attempts to distinguish separate autochthonous and Christian myth cycles, as the 1930s ethnographer Robert Zingg sought to do” (Liffman, 2009, p.200).
Liffman, P. (2009). Huichol histories and territorial claims in two national anthropology museums. In S. Sleeper-Smith (Ed.), Contesting knowledge: museums and indigenous perspectives (pp. 192-217). Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
As in: “The goal of this chapter is not to write an architectural history of archives (which remains a desideratum). Rather, its particular purpose is to highlight the inevitably physical nature of written knowledge so as to illustrate the spatial presence of archives in people’s living environment” (Friedrich, 2018, p.112).
For definitions of desideratum, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.
October is Archives month, and speaking of the spatial presence of archives, why not stop by the Emmanuel College Archives for a visit?
As in: “In the concert the audience receives both a type of benediction and a charge to take responsibility, as Santana sends forth the audience from this spiritual encounter to do good to each other and to the wider world beyond the confines of the shared experience” (Aponte, 2012, p.49).
For definitions of benediction, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.
September 15- October 15 is Latin American Heritage Month. For more books like this, check out the display on top of the reference collection shelves.
As in: “The brain practically floats inside the cavity of the skull and can move and oscillate freely, often impacting the inner surfaces of the skull bones during all forms of biomechanical loading” (Omalu, 2008, p.18).
For definitions of oscillate, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.
“The dictionary tells us that the yawn is an involuntary response to fatigue and boredom. If this is true, then nature spares no expense to shake our doldrums and make sure there is never a dull moment” (Vienne, 1998, p.44).
As in: “No one he knew and respected—Richard, Ali, Asian Henry Young—did them: not drugs, not sugar, not caffeine, not salt, not meat, not gluten, not nicotine. They were artists-as-ascetics” (Yanagihara, 2015, p.274).