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The Monkees Paradox: A T.V. Band That Became Real

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Exploring how a subversive ‘60s situation comedy still messes with our heads.

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19 Sep 2017

Poutine: Food Fad or New Staple in International Cuisine?

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Research indicates French fry-gravy-cheese curd dish isn’t just for Canadians anymore.

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07 Sep 2017

Joe Hill: The Legendary Troubadour of the Wobblies

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The role of music in the labor movement, and how a rabble-rousing immigrant became a quintessential figure in labor history.

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06 Sep 2017

Video Inspires Greater Engagement in Learning

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Survey reveals usage of video by students and scholars surges by 82% from 2014 to 2017.

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31 Aug 2017

Roman Holiday: The Debut of a Film and Fashion Icon

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Exploring how an unknown Audrey Hepburn inspired “a new feminine ideal” with her first American motion picture.

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31 Aug 2017

LL Cool J: First Hip Hop Artist to Win a Kennedy Award

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LL Cool J is a true renaissance man who has left his mark in music, television, film, writing, philanthropy and entrepreneurship.

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30 Aug 2017

Dick Gregory: Comedy as a Tool for Social Change

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For Dick Gregory, it seemed stirring up a bit of trouble let him know when he was on the right track.

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29 Aug 2017

Beyond 1984: The Socialist Politics of George Orwell

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Resources to explore the political beliefs, activism and non-fiction writing of the perpetually popular dystopian novelist.

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23 Aug 2017

The Life-Changing Experience of Interviewing Holocaust Survivors

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Emmy-award winning NFL producer Louis Schmidt discusses his work collecting the testimonies for the USC Shoah Foundation.

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22 Aug 2017

He warned the world about genocide. The world ignored him.

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General Roméo Dallaire continues to be haunted by the brutal ethnic extremism he witnessed 20+ years ago in Rwanda.

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17 Aug 2017

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