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Online literary magazines. Culture Magazines & Journals I. Archive Articles. SIGN IN to access Harper’s Magazine Close X Need to create a login? Want to change your email address or password? Forgot your password? November 15, 2015: [Airstrikes][Threats][TPP][Comics] Harper’s Finest Report — From the November 2013 issue The Man Who Saves You from Yourself Going undercover with a cult infiltrator By Nathaniel Rich Essay — From the September 2013 issue The Devil’s Bait Symptoms, signs, and the riddle of Morgellons By Leslie Jamison Folio — From the July 2013 issue Blood Spore Of murder and mushrooms By Hamilton Morris Article — From the October 2012 issue Contest of Words High school debate and the demise of public speech By Ben Lerner Portfolio — From the September 2012 issue The Water of My Land By Samuel James (Photographer) Article — From the July 2012 issue Citizen Walmart The retail giant’s unlikely romance with small farmers By Dan Halpern Broken Heartland The looming collapse of agriculture on the Great Plains By Wil S.

Article — From the May 2012 issue Byzantium By Rafil Kroll-Zaidi. Required Reading from Journalism Professors. Below, six syllabi from journalism professors on what you should be reading. 1. Journalism 494: Pollner Seminar In Narrative Non-Fiction With Esquire’s Chris Jones (University of Montana) “The purpose of this course is to teach students how to write publishable magazine-length narrative non-fiction: In other words, my aim is to help you learn how to write good, long, true stories. The course outline will mirror a typical writer’s progress through the birth of an idea to a finished, polished piece, including reporting, writing, editing, and fact-checking. 2. “The subculture of journalism is no longer as confident of its success. 3. “The goal of this course is to help you create a distinctive body of work and, eventually, a capstone piece of literary reportage. 4. “I’m happy to share a syllabus, although they’ve gotten more and more abbreviated over the last few years. 5.

“This course will explore the art of telling stories – true stories. 6. Bonus: What’s On Your Syllabus? Like this: Home - Journalist's Resource Journalist's Resource. Epa european pressphoto agency | Professional News Photography Worldwide. The Gazette | Official Public Record. Pacific Standard. E-Duke Books. All Our Worlds: Diverse Fantastic Fiction. Feminae: Quick Search. About - The UPDirectory. JAC Online: A Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, and Politics. Project Vox. Ergo, an Open Access Journal of Philosophy. Like tracking the mythology tag, but better. Internet Sacred Text Archive Home. SLUB Dresden: Digital Collections. The geography of academic knowledge | Geonet. Our team recently had the opportunity of working with some submission data from SAGE journals. Amongst other things, the data tell us where authors of articles come from, and primary discipline of the journal they are submitting to. We therefore decided to map out the geography of submissions for journals in five categories: Communication (n = 22), Clinical Medicine and Critical Care (51), Cultural Studies (7), Engineering and Computing (34), and Management and Organization Studies (28).

A few broad patterns are apparent here. First, we see way more academic content coming from the Global North than from the Global South. Africa in particular is notable for its absence. Second, there are only two countries that register a consistently large number of submissions in every category: the UK and the US. This relates to the third point: that a handful of Asian countries (i.e. We can also look not just at the raw number of submissions, but also the acceptance rates of submissions by country: OASIS. Directory of Open Access Journals.

Journal of Student Research. BibSonomy :: home. Bentham Open. Browse titles in journals and book content. Online Journal Database. - Business viewpoints from the editors at Hoover's. RePEc: Research Papers in Economics. eScholarship | University of California. Search the world's historic newspaper archives. How to Change the Centuries-Old Model of Academic Publishing - Pacific Standard. Back when I was a new graduate student, more than a dozen years ago, nearly all scientific journals in my field had a website, but that didn’t mean you could always get the papers you needed online.

Often, I had to go to the library with a handful of quarters for the photocopier in order to get the print version of an article that was neither online nor pay-walled. Because this was time consuming, I would only do this for articles I really needed to read. If an article wasn't accessible online and didn't seem particularly important, I wouldn't bother to track it down—and I wouldn't cite it in my own work.

Publishers of academic journals, whose primary reason for existence is to facilitate communication between scientists, were clearly failing to take full advantage of the Internet to disseminate the papers they published. Part of the problem is that nobody knows what uses of social media will be effective. To know whether an experiment works, you need a way to measure success. Graphiq Search. 15 Massive Online Databases You Should Know About. Advertisement Think of your favorite open databases. I’m sure Wikipedia and IMDb instantly spring to mind, but you might not be in the need of all that knowledge ever, or a comprehensive database of all things entertainment. Sometimes you need a bit of VLDB (Very Large Data Base) flavor.

Something to spice up your data analysis. Something to put the “big” in your big data. Whelp, good person, you’re in the right place. How to Become a Data Scientist How to Become a Data Scientist Data science has gone from a newly coined term in 2007 to being one of the most sought-after disciplines today.

Here are 15 massive online databases you can access and analyze for free, or just peruse at your leisure. 1000 Genomes The 2003 completion of the Human Genome Project (HGP) was just the beginning. You can download part of the 1000 Genomes Project, containing sequencing information for over 2,600 people from 26 populations around the world. Airliners The planespotters heaven. The Internet Archive Freebase. Eval_websites.pdf.

Scholar.pdf (application/pdf Object) Free Summarizer, an online automatic tool to summarize any text or article. Free reference manager and research manager - Qiqqa. Students, get citable references for your research with The Full Wiki. Search engines. Cloud storage. WikiGalaxy: Explore Wikipedia in 3D. Wikipedia Editors Uncover Extortion Scam And Extensive Cybercrime Syndicate. Wikipedia, the world’s online trove of collective knowledge, is in the midst of a international extortion scandal, where editors secretly charged businesses and artists a fee to create and “protect” articles. The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization that sponsors but does not operate Wikipedia, announced Monday that at least 381 accounts have been suspended for “black hat” editing, in which editors charge and accept money for “to promote external interests.”

The scam affects English Wikipedia, which boasts 4.9 million articles, has over 26 million users, and 1,343 administrators, according site statistics. But while the potentially worldwide scam may be illegal, it further tests community values of the world’s most relied-upon site. “This, for better or worse, is pure greed,” said Andrew Lih, a longtime Wikipedian and journalism professor at American University in Washington, D.C. Wikipedia is community-run by a slew of dedicated anonymous or pseudonymous volunteer editors. Why Study History? (1998) By Peter N. Stearns People live in the present. They plan for and worry about the future. History, however, is the study of the past. Given all the demands that press in from living in the present and anticipating what is yet to come, why bother with what has been? Given all the desirable and available branches of knowledge, why insist—as most American educational programs do—on a good bit of history?

And why urge many students to study even more history than they are required to? Any subject of study needs justification: its advocates must explain why it is worth attention. Historians do not perform heart transplants, improve highway design, or arrest criminals. In the past history has been justified for reasons we would no longer accept. History Helps Us Understand People and Societies In the first place, history offers a storehouse of information about how people and societies behave. The Importance of History in Our Own Lives History Contributes to Moral Understanding.

What are Historical Sources? — Faculty of History. A source is anything that has been left behind by the past. It might be a document, but it might alternatively be a building or a picture or a piece of ephemera – a train ticket perhaps or a plastic cup. They are called 'sources' because they provide us with information which can add to the sum of our knowledge of the past. Sources only become historical evidence, however, when they are used by a historian to make a point. What they are evidence of will depend on what the historian is trying to say.

Where do sources come from >> Reading Like a Historian. How to Read a Primary Source | Department of History | College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | The University of Iowa. Good reading is about asking questions of your sources. Keep the following in mind when reading primary sources. Even if you believe you can't arrive at the answers, imagining possible answers will aid your comprehension.

Reading primary sources requires that you use your historical imagination. This process is all about your willingness and ability to ask questions of the material, imagine possible answers, and explain your reasoning. As a historian, you will want to ask: What can I know of the past based on this material? Evaluating primary source texts: I've developed an acronym that may help guide your evaluation of primary source texts: PAPER. Purpose and motives of the authorArgument and strategy she or he uses to achieve those goalsPresuppositions and values (in the text, and our own)Epistemology (evaluating truth content)Relate to other texts (compare and contrast) Ask the questions that come under each of these headings.

Purpose Argument How does the text make its case? Epistemology. Histography - Timeline of History. 25 Great Essays about History. The best writing about how we got where we are American History The Arrow of Disease by Jared Diamond When Columbus and his successors invaded the Americas, the most potent weapon they carried was their germs. But why didn't deadly disease flow in the other direction, from the New World to the Old? One Giant Leap to Nowhere by Tom Wolfe The space program, the greatest, grandest, most Promethean quest in the history of the world, died in infancy at 10:56 p.m. Pell-Mell by Tom Wolfe The American idea was born at approximately 5 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 1803...

Last Days of the Comanches by S. The last stand of the Comanche nation. 100 Incredible YouTube Channels for History Buffs. If you love history, or just want to learn more about it, YouTube has exactly what you need. Always up to the challege of providing thorough, accurate information, YouTube delivers channels from leading names in historical studies, from The Smithsonian to the Discovery Channel. You’re sure to find just the right information you need for your lecture, lesson plan, or perhaps just your personal viewing pleasure.

General History These videos can give your students a better insight into historical events. Art History From ancient Greek sculpture to post-Modernism, YouTube has it all. The Smithsonian: Enjoy lectures by renowned experts covering the worlds of art, design, history, culture, science and technology.An Introduction to Art History: This is the introduction to a series of videos discussing art history. Music History How music has changed over the last several hundred years! Cultural History Anthropology is an amazing study with many interesting debates intertwined in theory. U.S. U.S. History. Voices of History - Old Time Radio Shows - OTR. WORLD HISTORY SOURCES: FINDING WORLD HISTORY. Online Medieval & Classical Library.

EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance. Life in a Christian Monastery, ca. 585"When he was dead his body was not placed with the bodies of the brethren, but a grave was dug in the dung pit, and his body was flung down into it. . . " Crime and punishment in a medieval monastery: the monastery's Abbott provides insight into the monastic life. The Vikings Discover America, ca. 1000"There was no want of salmon either in the river or in the lake.

" Five hundred years before Columbus, the Vikings discover a New World. Invasion of England, 1066The Norman conquest of Anglo-Saxon England described through the images of the 900 year-old Bayeux Tapestry. Anarchy in 12th Century EnglandThe Anglo-Saxon Chronicle paints a sobering picture of life in 12th century England that contrasts strikingly with Hollywood's image of the Middle Ages. The Murder Of Thomas Becket, 1170The killing of the Archbishop of Canterbury. Was King Henry II behind it? The Crusaders Capture Jerusalem, 1099The assault and capture of the Christian "Navel of the World" Medieval Manuscripts & Maps Digitized. Particolored Garments in Medieval Art.

A WHO’S WHO OF TUDOR WOMEN (index) Read This First: My name is Kathy Lynn Emerson. A Who’s Who of Tudor Women began as a project to update and correct my very out-of-date collective biography, Wives and Daughters: The Women of Sixteenth Century England, published by a small scholarly press in 1984. That accomplished, I continue to add entries and make corrections and additions to those already in place. I am not affiliated with any institution of higher learning, nor do I have a doctorate.

If such things matter to you, you may call me an “independent scholar.” I earned my bachelor’s degree from Bates College and my M.A. These pages are not meant to be scholarly or all-inclusive. I write all the entries in A Who's Who of Tudor Women myself. I include a likeness after the entry if one is available. The women in A Who's Who of Tudor Women lived at least part of their lives between 1485 and 1603. Entries are arranged alphabetically by the maiden name of the subject or by married surname if the birth name is unknown.

I’ve seen a few fashion posts trying to expand the... Victorian Women Writers Project- Home. Can An Algorithm Do The Job Of A Historian - BuzzFeed News. 15 Great Articles about Linguistics. The Great Language Game. Can you guess where people are from based on their accents? Most of Georgia O’Keeffe’s work is in storage. Nearly half of Pablo Picasso’s oil paintings are put away. Not a single Egon Schiele drawing is on display. Since the advent of public galleries in the 17th century, museums have amassed huge collections of art for society’s benefit. But just a tiny fraction of that art is actually open for people to view and enjoy—including, it turns out, many works that are considered masterpieces. To paint a picture of these curatorial decisions, Quartz surveyed the holdings of 20 museums in 7 countries, focusing on the work of 13 major artists.

Counting masterpieces Much of the world’s great art is housed in the vast archives of museums with limited display space. Museums don’t usually report what portion of an artist’s work they have on display. Lacking complete data, we chose instead to search the collections for individual artists of particular renown. Quartz’s survey found that the rate at which famous artists are displayed varies widely. Methodology. Language Log. An important rallying cry and usage distinction made by allies of undocumented workers in the current cultural battle over immigration in the United States is Elie Wiesel's assertion above: "No human being is illegal. " In the quote, Wiesel gives examples of the kinds of adjectives that he feels can denote properties of people (fat, skinny, beautiful, right, and wrong). On the other hand, calling a person 'illegal', he says, is a contradiction in terms. Here's a more elaborated statement of the idea, quoted from this website When one refers to an immigrant as an "illegal alien," they are using the term as a noun.

Now because syntax is my actual job, I am honor-bound to point out that the term 'illegal alien' is a noun phrase, not a noun, and furthermore, that "using a term as a noun" does not mean "using it to refer to a person, place or thing," which I think is what the author above may be trying to say. Read the rest of this entry » Language Documentation & Conservation (LD&C) Speech Accent Archive. Lexicity. 1274434745_evolution-of-the-alphabet.gif (GIF Image, 988x200 pixels)

Languagetree.jpg (JPEG Image, 850x608 pixels) - Scaled (90%) Forget Google Translate: 3 Ways to Get an Accurate, Quick Translation. I Made A Linguistics Professor Listen To A Blink-182 Song And Analyze The Accent. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Speaker: Linguistic Isolation in the Modern World. Ancient whistle language uses whole brain for long-distance chat. The Geography of Profanity - Pacific Standard. The secret history of “Y’all”: The murky origins of a legendary Southern slang word. A Linguist Explains the Grammar of Shipping - The Toast. A Canal Where a Language Used to Be. Australia, we need to talk about the way we speak.

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