Five research travel awards in the amount of $1,500 each
While the digital age is opening up new approaches and techniques for using images of the world’s cultural heritage as evidence in teaching and scholarship, there is no substitute for engagement with original works and sites, for research in archives that hold primary source material, or [...]
(I’ll be there; I don’t know why this delights me but I’ve never been able to walk from home to an academic conference before!)
On Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6, 2010, University of Rochester’s Frederick Douglass Institute for African & African-American Studies will hold a conference entitled “Thinking Black Intellectuals” featuring some of today’s [...]
Henrietta Lacks’ ‘Immortal’ Cells
Since yesterday afternoon, this one story has generated 4 million pageviews and 3 million uniques.
To put that in perspective, the entire site received just over 8 million uniques in all of 2009.