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New Book—“Working Juju: Representations of the Caribbean Fantastic” — Repeating Islands

We send our warmest congratulations to Andrea Shaw Nevins for her new book Working Juju: Representations of the Caribbean Fantastic (UGA Press, 2019). Description: Working Juju examines how fantastical and unreal modes are deployed in portrayals of the Caribbean in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Manchester Christmas Markets: 20 Years Old! —

Mulled wine, wooden huts and a festive feel in the air! via Happy Birthday Manchester Christmas Markets: 20 Years Old! —

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival – Band Practice — Wilbur’s Travels

When in Rio in November 2018, we ventured down to the waterfront of Guanabara Bay near to Santos Dumont Airport, the main domestic hub for the Brazilian city, where we had landed from Iguazu and had witnessed planes taking off … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday ~ dancing mania — Lotus Laura

Perhaps the strangest plague of them all is dancing mania, which mainly broke out in Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries. The outbreak has been documented and known to have affected thousands of people of all ages. Those who … Continue reading

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Street Art In Athens — Elena Mantovan

This project has been published in the Internazionale webpage on 23th January 2015. It’s my first project, the one I worked on after the master in Reportage in Rome. During this 20 days-trip, I had the opportunity to meet so … Continue reading

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Esquerda Online: Lula’s freedom changes Brazil. — No Borders

Editorial statement, Esquerda Online, Sao Paulo. Esquerda Online is published by Resistência, a revolutionary socialist component current of Brazil’s Party for Socialism and Freedom. Lula’s parole changes Brazil’s political panorama. After 580 days of unjust imprisonment, the PT leader making … Continue reading

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11838. San Francisco Chinatown : Fortune Cookie Factory — One Million Photographs

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El Cabanyal — Victoria’s Secret Blog

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An Obscure Afro-Brazilian “Colony” in Ghana: Accra’s Tabon Community — The Metropole

By Hermann W. von Hesse In the summer of 2017, I returned from Madison, Wisconsin to Accra – my hometown and Ghana’s capital since 1877 – to do my pre-dissertation research. Besides my main dissertation interests, I had since childhood … Continue reading

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“Silent Warrior” by Indigenous Brazilian Poet Márcia Wayna Kambeba — Three Worlds One Vision

Márcia Wayna Kambeba – Indigenous Poet – Belém – Pará – Brazil Photo Credit: Brazilian Women’s Magazine Seja Extraordinária My Poetry Corner November 2019 features the poem “Silent Warrior” (Silêncio Guerreiro) by Márcia Wayna Kambeba, the artistic name of Márcia … Continue reading

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