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While African Americans have long shared the goals of improving their lives and combating injustice, there have been many different visions and strategies used to achieve them. Those often competing strategies, which have been preserved through literature and other print media, serve as the focus of the “Issues and Debates in African American Literature” exhibition in the University of...

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The new Winterthur exhibition series Eye on the Iconic, will debut October 20, 2017, with Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from The Crown, featuring the replica coronation gown worn in episode five (“Smoke and Mirrors”) of the Netflix series The Crown. The gown will be on view through January 7, 2018. The Crown is a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Like the richly...

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The exhibition will examine artwork, couture, silver, sporting memorabilia, wine, musical instruments, antiquities, and stamps along with ceramics, furniture, and folk art. This broad selection of luxury and everyday objects further illustrates that rarity, supply, and desirability can make anything fair game for a clever forger or fraudster intent on turning a handsome profit. Winterthur’s...

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Imagine the stories clothes from war could tell—about the people who wore them, the period’s fashion and lifestyle, and the war itself. That is the focus of the “Fashion on All Fronts: Stories from the Wardrobe, 1914-1918” exhibition, on display September 6 through December 8 in Old College Gallery. Curated by Dr. Belinda Orzada, Dr. Dilia López-Gydosh and Jan Gardner Broske, the...

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Stone carving style is influenced by many factors, such as tradition, available tools and material. The “Contemporary Chinese Carvings: Classic Concepts” exhibition highlights 20th century Chinese carvings of agate. Although the agate itself is most likely from Brazil, the carvings feature fine detail and traditionally Chinese forms and motifs. On display in the Mineralogical Museum at...

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The human face conveys an array of emotions, but it also serves as a site of history, struggle, drama and inspiration. In the Mechanical Hall exhibition, “Faces in Black and White: Photography and Identity,” guest curator Stephen Petersen, Ph.D., explores how faces “speak” through photographs. The exhibition brings together black and white photographs from across the University of...

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For the Beng people of Côte d'Ivoire in West Africa, babies are not born as clean slates but as reincarnations of ancestors who long to return. A Beng infant is thought to begin its new life filled with spiritual knowledge, a belief that profoundly affects the way the Beng care for and raise their children. Alma Gottlieb (Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Univ. of Illinois at...

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For the Beng people of Côte d'Ivoire in West Africa, babies are not born as clean slates but as reincarnations of ancestors who long to return. A Beng infant is thought to begin its new life filled with spiritual knowledge, a belief that profoundly affects the way the Beng care for and raise their children. Alma Gottlieb (Professor Emerita of Anthropology, Univ. of Illinois at...

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In some religious traditions, “the afterlife” represents another stage in a life cycle believed to be endlessly cyclical rather than linear. For the Beng people of Côte d’Ivoire in West Africa, babies are not born as clean slates but as reincarnations of ancestors who long to return. A Beng infant is thought to begin its new life filled with spiritual knowledge, a belief that profoundly...

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