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Trial Database: Human Rights Studies Online

Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and … Continue reading

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Nukporfe African Drumming and Dance Ensemble

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Location: FA-Watters Theater Binghamton University’s Nukporfe African Dance-Drumming Ensemble, directed by Associate Professor James Burns, will present African music performed by a full ensemble of drummers and dancers. African dance-drumming typically juxtaposes … Continue reading

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Trials of two important Chinese databases available

The Sixth National Population Census of China Database (NPCC) 中国第六次人口普查数据库 http://tongji.oversea.cnki.net/npcc/brief/result.aspx The NPCC collects all data of 2010 Chinese population census that published by China Statistics Press. The census includes a complete population data of the whole country, 31 provinces … Continue reading

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Prof. Pei-heng Yan presents works of calligraphy to Binghamton University Libraries

Professor Pei-heng Yan presented a gift of original calligraphy to the Binghamton University Libraries on June 11, 2013. Yan is a Professor of English and Chinese Calligraphist at the North West University of Nationalities (NWUN) in Lanzhou, China. Yan’s art … Continue reading

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Chinese Theatrical Music and Dramatic Genres

Monday, October 1, 20124:40-5:40 p.m.Academic A Building, Room G019 The traditional Chinese Opera, including the Kun Op-era, Beijing Opera, and the Cantonese Opera, is different from the modern drama and opera. It is also an in-tangible cultural heritage. After decades … Continue reading

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New Trial Database: Columbia International Affairs Online

The most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, … Continue reading

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Trial to Literaturnaia Gazeta

Binghamton University Libraries will be offering a trial to Literaturnaia Gazeta. Established on April 22, 1929 with the support of the “father of Soviet literature,” writer Maxim Gorky, Literaturnaia gazeta is a landmark publication in Russia’s cultural heritage. With its … Continue reading

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Harpur Cinema Presents “Shadow Magic”

Harpur Cinema Presents “Shadow Magic,” 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 11, LH-6. “Shadow Magic” — Ann Hu (China, 2000) 116 min. In 1905, Liu Jinglun, made the first Chinese narrative film at the Feng Tai Photo Shop in Peking — reminding … Continue reading

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Author to Discuss Post-Holocaust Novel

Thane Rosenbaum, award-winning novelist, essayist and John Whelan Distinguished Lecturer at Fordham Law School, reads from and discusses his post-Holocaust novel The Golems of Gotham at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in AA-G008. Conversation and book signing to follow. This Passie … Continue reading

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Distinguished Professor Spanos to Speak

The English Department is sponsoring a talk by Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature William V. Spanos on “Arab Spring 2011: A Symptomatic Reading of the Revolution” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the English Department conference room, … Continue reading

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