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The Human Library's Many Books

by Amanda Calderon

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.14

May/June 2014

A Danish organization challenges library patrons worldwide to confront prejudices and change perspectives through conversations with “human books.”

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Teenage Poet Yahya Hassan, Class Divide Between Adjunct and Tenured Professors, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.24.14

Vice magazine features Yahya Hassan, a teenage Danish Palestinian poet whose first collection is the most popular book of Danish poetry in history; NBC News spotlights the income disparity between adjunct and tenured professors in the United States; BuzzFeed wants to know if you can guess the identity of a classic novel after reading its first sentence; and other news.

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Randy Susan Meyers on Using an Outline, Speaking With Don Share, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.18.13

Poet Charles Simic weighs in on the current state of American society; 2paragraphs speaks with Poetry magazine editor Don Share; Randy Susan Meyers examines the usefullness of an outline; and other news.

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A Massive Open Online Movement

by Rachael Hanel

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Massive open online courses, which are offered for free online to anyone in the world, provide a new alternative to students looking for an education in the arts.

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