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At the Modern Language Association's (MLA) annual conference earlier this month, the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) announced the winners of their annual awards competition. We are thrilled to announce that the February 2021 issue of...
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The practice of "Dry January", choosing to abstain from alcohol for the first month of the year, originated in the UK in 2013 and has become increasingly popular, particularly since the onset of Covid-19. During the last three years, many people...

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By Sara Polak On his dedication of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial in Washington DC in 1997, President Bill Clinton said about FDR: “It was that faith in his own extraordinary potential that enabled him to guide his country from a wheelchair. And...
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By Philip Tsang tsang.jpg In December 2020, BBC released a radio documentary about Dorothy Bonarjee . Born into a Bengali Christian family in India in 1894, Bonarjee was sent to London for school at the age of ten. She later enrolled in the...
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By Dane Morrison In his first State of the Union address in December 1901, President Theodore Roosevelt expressed his concerns about the state of the world in words that readers would have found familiar 120 years earlier. Roosevelt drew attention...
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By Nigel Rothfels Rothfels blog 1.jpg For six years, now, I have had this Charlie Hankin cartoon on my refrigerator, clipped from a New Yorker and sent to me by my sister. Writing a book about elephants, I guess, inevitably leads to receiving a...
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