Wednesday September 9, 2009

THE TRIAL OF ISRAEL’S CAMPUS CRITICS

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THE TRIAL OF ISRAEL’S CAMPUS CRITICS by David Theo Goldberg and Saree Makdisi The Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains one of the most visible political issues on campuses around the nation. A rising level of concern about the continuing Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory (now in its fifth decade), as well as the precarious position of Israel’s […]

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Monday January 5, 2009

Table Mountain

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"Cape Town and Table Mountain, As seen from the Steamship ‘Moor’ as she came in the harbor." From A Trip to South Africa, Photographs taken by Benjamin Agnew 1898

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Table Mountain and a Slave House

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"The Slave House: Belonging to the Old Dutch Estate, where the slaves lived previous to 1831, when freed by England. Also showing the Dutch Farm House and Table Mountain in the Distance." From A Trip to South Africa, Photographs taken by Benjamin Agnew 1898

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Zulu Warriors, Zululand

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"Zulu Warriros Pozing, Zululand: On promise of a drink of pouza" and "Zulu Warriros Get Their Drink." From A Trip to South Africa, Photographs taken by Benjamin Agnew 1898

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Calendar from 1884

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Kalendar van 1884 met een allegorische voorstelling gedrukt op zijde. Op de kaart van Afrika staat ‘Congo – Civilization sous le patronage du Roi des Belges"

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LACMA Inventing Race

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  Click here to visit the site MEXICO’S RICH HISTORY OF INTERRACIAL FAMILIES REVEALED BY PAINTINGS ON DISPLAY AT LACMA Inventing Race: Casta Painting and Eighteenth-Century Mexico (La invención del mestizaje. La pintura de castas y el siglo XVIII en México) April 4–August 8, 2004

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Searching for arms, Jaffa Gate 1920

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Part of World War I and the British Mandate in Palestine. Photographs show people and events in Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank) and Jordan between 1917 and 1926, focusing on World War I, the British capture and occupation of Jerusalem, and the early British Mandate period.

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Searching for arms after the trouble of Nov. 2nd, 1921

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Part of World War I and the British Mandate in Palestine. Photographs show people and events in Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank) and Jordan between 1917 and 1926, focusing on World War I, the British capture and occupation of Jerusalem, and the early British Mandate period.

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Apartheid in South Africa 1982

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In white-ruled South Africa, black people are denied their basic human and political rights, their labour are exploited, and their lives segregated, precarious and fearful. In 1982 almost one million of them are to be transferred to Swaziland without any say in the matter. That is the tyranny of apartheid, of the racism made law, […]

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Women at Ticket Booth South Africa 1949

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Women at Ticket Booth, Natal. Two women are standing at the ticket booth at Ixopo Station. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, Feb. 1949. This photograph was taken when Constance Stuart was on assignment for Harper’s Bazaar, an American magazine. Her task was to create a portfolio inspired by the seminal book "Cry, The Beloved Country," […]

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White Man’s Burden Rudyard Kipling 1899

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   The White Man’s Burden  The United States and the Philippine Islands   Take up the White Man’s burden– Send forth the best ye breed– Go bind your sons to exile To serve your captives’ need; To wait in heavy harness, On fluttered folk and wild– Your new-caught, sullen peoples, Half-devil and half-child. Take up […]

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The Mind of the South

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  Click here to visit site  In 1946, two African-American couples were dragged out of a car and killed by a group of unmasked white men. Now a group of black Georgian politicians are trying to forge a path to justice by re-enacting the past.

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Two Towns of Jasper

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    TWO TOWNS OF JASPER is a feature-length documentary about the 1998 racially motivated murder of James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. Slated for broadcast on the award winning PBS non-fiction series P.O.V. in 2003, the film was funded by the Independent Television Service, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The National Black Programming Consortium, […]

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