Tuesday, April 15, 2008

A Great Nation Deserves Great Art ... But What If There Is No Nation And Your Homeland Is Occupied?

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"A Great Nation Deserves Great Art"

"Picturing [and Listening To] America: America's History Through Our Nation's Art"

"As a child, I, too, had the romance of the Olympics in my eyes. But I would ask myself, 'Where are my Tibetan national heroes? Where is my flag at the Olympics?' " [Tenzin Tsundue, Tibetan Poet, in Exile in India]

''I think it is absolutely crucial that in the final and dreamed-about and prayed-for peace agreement for this [Middle-East] region that Hamas be involved and Syria be involved'' [Former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jimmy Carter]


Owning the Olympics
Narratives of the New China
Monroe E. Price and Daniel Dayan, Editors


"Welcome to digitalculturebooks
the online home of a new imprint of the University of Michigan Press and the Scholarly Publishing Office of the University of Michigan Library.The imprint will feature titles on the social and cultural impact of new media and on related humanities topics.

digitalculturebooks is a work in progress, as we develop new publishing strategies to meet the needs of authors and readers. Please stay tuned in the coming months as we get ready to launch a number of our Spring titles as well as a new website with additional features and functionalities. In the meantime, we are pleased to announce the free, online publication of Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China, edited by Monroe E. Price and Daniel Dayan."


Amnesty International

The Carter Center: Waging Peace, Fighting Disease, Building Hope

The MET Opera Produces the Sound of [Gandhi's] Truth [and the Satyagraha Libretto]


Photo credits: (c) University of Michigan Press. All rights reserved. (c) The San Francisco Sentinel. 2008. All rights reserved. (c) IndyMedia, Ireland, European Union. 2007. All rights reserved. With thanks.


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