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Aaron Sinift, Kahkashan Khan & Jitendra Kumar

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"The Artist Aaron Sinift and project co-curators Kahkashan Khan and Jitendra Kumar discuss the artist book featured in the exhibition ""OTHER IMAGININGS: Artist Collaborations with Gandhi Ashrams"" on view in the Vassar College Art Library through March 4, 2022. \nAs western modes of advertising and

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Above and to the left (south) of main entrance on east wall. [location: A1]

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Date
2017-05-01T00:00:01Z-2017-05-01T23:59:59Z
Abstract

Projecting; distraught lion head; feathered or scaled body; bird feet; front legs; no wings

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Above and to the right (north) of main entrance on east wall. [location: A2]

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2017-05-02T00:00:01Z-2017-05-02T23:59:59Z
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Projecting; lion head with mane; front legs

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Adam Michaels

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Adam Michaels, principle designer at Project Projects, talks about the book he co-authored with Jeffrey T. Schnapp entitled: The Electronic Information Age Book: McLuhan/Agel/Fiore and the Experimental Paperback, an Inventory Book published this year by Princeton Architectural Press. "The Electric

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Adam Michaels and Jeffrey T. Schnapp

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In a new installment of our series on the role of liberal arts education in contemporary society, co-authors Adam Michaels, principle designer at Project Projects and founder of Inventory Press, and Jeffrey T. Schnapp (VC'75), Co-director of the Berkman Center for the Internet and Society and

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Adina Hoffman & Peter Cole

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Adina Hoffman and Peter Cole talk about their book Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza, published in 2011 by Schocken. Adina Hoffman is the author of House of Windows: Portraits from a Jerusalem Neighborhood and My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet's Life in the

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Alex Byrne

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Alex Byrne, University Librarian at the University of Technology, Sydney, and 2005-2007 President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), discusses intellectual freedom advocacy, libraries, internationalism, and his book: The Politics of Promoting Freedom of

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Alix Christie

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Writer, journalist, and printer Alix Christie, (VC'80) talks about her historical novel, Gutenberg's Apprentice (Harper Collins, 2014). "If ever there were a historical novel with up-to-the-minute resonance, this is it. As we go through another information revolution, Christie's novel takes us back

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Amitava Kumar

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"Vassar Professor of English on the Helen D. Lockwood Chair Amitava Kumar returns to the program to talk about his acclaimed novel Immigrant, Montana (Knopf, 2018). The novel was named one of the Best Books of 2018 by the New Yorker, was on the New York Times 100 Most Notable Books list of 2018, and

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Amitava Kumar

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Amitava Kumar, Helen D. Lockwood Professor of English at Vassar College, discusses his new book of essays Lunch With a Bigot: The Writer in the World published this year by Duke University Press. "These are the very best sort of essays: the kind in which the pleasure of reading derives from the

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Andrew Piper

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Andrew Piper, Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and associate member of the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University, discusses his book Book Was There: Reading in Electronic Times, published in 2011 by the University of

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Andrew Watsky

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Andrew Watsky, art historian and professor of art at Vassar College, discusses his award-winning book about the Japanese island of Chikubushima, it's history, architecture, and art.,Architecture, Art History, Asian Studies, Assemblage, Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony), Japanese Art, Libraries and Archives

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Ann M. Blair

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Harvard College Professor and Henry Charles Lea Professor of History Ann Blair will discuss her book Too Much to Know: Managing Scholarly Information Before the Modern Age, published by Yale University Press in 2011. "There has always been 'too much to know.' In this lively and learned book, Ann

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Arielle Saiber

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Arielle Saber, Professor of Romance Languages & Literatures at Bowdoin College, discusses her book Measured Words: Computation and Writing in Renaissance Italy, winner of the 19th annual MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication and the Newberry Library's 2017 Weiss-Brown Publication Award (U

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Arthur H. Groten

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Ephemerist/Philatelist Arthur H.Groton discusses the collection of poster stamps he assembled and recently gifted to Vassar College and the exhibit "Posters in Miniature: The Ephemeral Cinderella" on view in the Vassar College Art Library through December 16.,Advertising, Antiquarianism, Collection

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At corner of northern and western arms [location: C13]

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Date
2017-05-25T00:00:01Z-2017-05-25T23:59:59Z
Abstract

Projecting; crocodile; grid pattern on body

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At corner of southern and western arms [location: C4]

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Date
2017-05-16T00:00:01Z-2017-05-16T23:59:59Z
Abstract

Projecting; crocodile; grid pattern on body

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At top of front (east) wall, at northeast corner [location: B10]

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Date
2017-05-12T00:00:01Z-2017-05-12T23:59:59Z
Abstract

Projecting; eagle; ears

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At top of front (east) wall, at southeast corner [location: B1]

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Date
2017-05-03T00:00:01Z-2017-05-03T23:59:59Z
Abstract

Projecting; lion head, no mane; eagle body' wings; rear legs

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Content Warning

The Vassar College Archives within the Digital Library include some images, texts, and material items that are racist, xenophobic, or otherwise harmful. The Vassar Libraries have provided descriptive text and additional notes whenever possible to alert Digital Library users to these items. The Engaged Pluralism Initiative Race and Racism in Historical Collections Project Group is working with the library on contextualizing and facilitating community conversations about these materials. For more information see: https://library.vassar.edu/rrhc