The Front Room

Author: Michelle Magorian

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781781125014

Category:

Page: 72

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Stories from the Front of the Room

How Higher Education Faculty of Color Overcome Challenges and Thrive in the Academy

Author: Michelle Harris,Sherrill L. Sellers,Orly Clerge,Frederick W. Gooding Jr.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475825188

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Research demonstrates that faculty of color in historically white institutions experience higher levels of discrimination, cultural taxation, and emotional labor than their white colleagues. Despite efforts to recruit minority faculty, all of these factors undermine their scholarship, pedagogy, social experiences, promotion and retention. This edited volume builds upon the existing research on faculty of color, however, it also departs from the existing literature and unravels the socio-emotional experiences of being in front of the classroom, in labs, and in the Ivory Tower for faculty who are in multiple racialized social locations. In an effort to circulate the experiences of faculty of color more widely to academic and non-academic audiences, this edited volume replaces conventional scholarly technical papers with unconventionally accessible letters. Stories from the Front of the Room focuses on the boundaries which faculty of color encounter in everyday experiences on campus and presents a more complete picture of life in the academy - one that documents how faculty of color are tested, but also how they can not only overcome, but thrive in their respective educational institutions.
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The Front Room

Migrant Aesthetics in the Home

Author: Michael McMillan

Publisher: Black Dog Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 143

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The Front Room is a unique study by writer/curator Michael McMillan of the position of the home in different migrant groups. Embodied in The West Indian Front Room is the experience of growing up during the 1960s and 1970s in a Caribbean family settling in Britain. McMillan examines how these rooms raise issues of class, migration, aspiration, religion, alienation, family and the transition From the colonial to the post-colonial. The Front Room discusses the groundings of the Front room in Victoriana and colonialism, memories From first generation West Indians and second generation Black British. The book also expands to the contemporary living room of Moroccan, Indonesian, Surinamese and Antillean migrant groups in Holland and their diasporas. With text From leading cultural theorist Stuart Hall, anecdotes From comedians Angie Le Mar, novelist Mike Phillips and artist Sonia Boyce amongst other; photographs of front room and living room installations and associated objected, this book presents a unique discussion of cultural studies.
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From The Back Page To The Front Room

Football's Journey Through The English Media

Author: Roger Domeneghetti

Publisher: Ockley Books

ISBN: 1912022397

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 448

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From the days of folk football to the digital age, from Match of the Day to Fever Pitch and from soccer specials to lads mags, From The Back Page To The Front Room tells the story of how the media and football have developed together and become almost indistinguishable.
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Danger to Self

On the Front Line with an ER Psychiatrist

Author: Paul Linde

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520269837

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Clinical & internal medicine.
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Front Row at the White House

My Life and Times

Author: Helen Thomas

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684849119

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 415

View: 4238

The author describes her many years of reporting on the White House, exploring the changing relationship between the presidency and the press
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Murder in the Front Row

Shots from the Bay Area Thrash Metal Epicenter

Author: Brian Lew,Harald Oimoen

Publisher: Bazillion Points Publishing

ISBN: 9781935950035

Category: Music

Page: 272

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In the 1980s, the San Francisco Bay Area was heaven for hardcore headbangers. Shunning Hollywood hairspray and image in favor of a more dangerous street appeal, the Bay Area thrash metal scene was home to Exodus, Metallica, Testament, Possessed, Death Angel, Heathen, Vio-Lence, Attitude Adjustment, Forbidden, and Blind Illusion ? and served as a second home to like-minded similar bands like Slayer, Mercyful Fate, Anthrax, Megadeth, and more. Beginning as teenagers taking snapshots of visiting heavy metal bands during the 1970s, Brian "Umlaut" Lew and Harald "O." Oimoen documented the birth and growth of the local metal scene. Featuring hundreds of unseen live and candid color and black-and-white photographs, Murder in the Front Row captures the wild-eyed zeal and drive that made Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth into legends, with over 100 million combined records sold.
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Front Desk

Author: Kelly Yang

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 1338157809

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 5785

Inside Out and Back Again meets Millicent Min, Girl Genius in this timely, hopeful middle-grade novel with a contemporary Chinese twist.
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Under Fire

Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House

Author: April Ryan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538113376

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

View: 638

Veteran White House reporter April Ryan thought she had seen everything in her two decades as a White House correspondent. And then came the Trump administration. In Under Fire, Ryan takes us inside the confusion and chaos of the Trump White House to understand how she and other reporters adjusted to the new normal. She takes us inside the policy debates, the revolving door of personnel appointments, and what it is like when she, as a reporter asking difficult questions, finds herself in the spotlight, becoming part of the story. With the world on edge and a country grappling with a new controversy almost daily, Ryan gives readers a glimpse into current events from her perspective, not only from inside the briefing room but also as a target of those who want to avoid answering probing questions. After reading her new book, readers will have an unprecedented inside view of the Trump White House and what it is like to be a reporter Under Fire.
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All Quiet on the Western Front

A Novel

Author: Erich Maria Remarque

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0812985532

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience during World War I. I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. . . . This is the testament of Paul Bäumer, who enlists with his classmates in the German army during World War I. They become soldiers with youthful enthusiasm. But the world of duty, culture, and progress they had been taught breaks in pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches. Through years of vivid horror, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against one another . . . if only he can come out of the war alive. Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. “The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. He is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, a man who can bend language to his will. Whether he writes of men or of inanimate nature, his touch is sensitive, firm, and sure.”—The New York Times Book Review From the Trade Paperback edition.
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War Experience and Memory in Global Cultures Since 1914

Author: Angela K. Smith,Sandra Barkhof

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429953569

Category: History

Page: 282

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This edited collection explores and develops representations of war experience from 1914 to the ongoing conflicts of the 21st century, through the specific lens of memory. It builds on recent explorations of the importance of war experience in shaping cultural memory that have focused on the aftermath of the First World War and the Second World War, particularly through Holocaust studies. These essays, by a range of international and interdisciplinary scholars, broaden the scope considerably, examining the alternate spaces of the First World War and those that followed it through a range of different media, offering an artistic trajectory to the centennial commemorations of 2014-18.
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Room

Author: Emma Donoghue

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 178682177X

Category: Drama

Page: 96

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‘I wait for his boots to drop. They fall on Floor, one thump, two thumps, that’s how I know he’s going to get into Bed with Ma now and make it squeak. I count the squeaks because I’m excellent at numbers. I have to count, I can’t lose count, if I lose count I don’t know what. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10...’ Kidnapped as a teenage girl, Ma has been locked inside a purpose built room in her captor’s garden for seven years. Her five-year-old son, Jack, has no concept of the world outside and happily exists inside Room with the help of Ma’s games and his vivid imagination where objects like Rug, Lamp and TV are his only friends. But for Ma the time has come to escape and face their biggest challenge to date: the world outside Room.
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The Relatives Came

Author: Cynthia Rylant

Publisher: Live Oak Media (NY)

ISBN: 9781591125457

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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The relatives come to visit from Virginia and everyone has a wonderful time.
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Lost Utopias

Photographs by Jade Doskow

Author: Jade Doskow,Richard Pare,Jennifer Minner

Publisher: Black Dog Publishing

ISBN: 9781911164111

Category:

Page: 128

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Since 2007, American photographer Jade Doskow has been documenting the remains of World’s Fair sites, once iconic global attractions that have often been repurposed for less noble aspirations or neglected and fallen into decay. Lost Utopias brings together the substantial body of work that Doskow has completed over the past decade, including iconic monuments such as the Seattle Space Needle, the Eiffel Tower, Brussels’ Palais des Expositions and New York’s Unisphere. Doskow’s large-scale colour photographs poignantly illustrate the utopian architecture and art that has surrounded the World’s Fairs, across both the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Presented in a handsome, large-scale hardback book, Doskow’s work carries a unique sense of both grandeur and dreaminess, whilst also reflecting upon the often temporary purposes that these structures once held.
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All-of-a-Kind Family

Author: Sydney Taylor

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0307786838

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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Meet the All-of-a-Kind Family -- Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie -- who live with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century. Together they share adventures that find them searching for hidden buttons while dusting Mama's front parlor and visiting with the peddlers in Papa's shop on rainy days. The girls enjoy doing everything together, especially when it involves holidays and surprises. But no one could have prepared them for the biggest surprise of all!
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THE FRONT DOOR

Author: Jean Clover

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1291414053

Category: Fiction

Page: 78

View: 5614

A look into the life of a family's struggle before and during the war. And a daughters struggle after the death of her mother.
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The Room And The Chair

Author: Lorraine Adams

Publisher: Granta Books

ISBN: 1846273129

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 601

A strange single-seater plane crashes in the centre of Washington, DC, and a scandal is brewing in the White House: two big stories that set the reporters of the capital’s premier paper jockeying for scoops. As the newsroom buzzes with rivalries, rumours and gossip, across town a spymaster queasily watches a video of yet another beheading from Falluja and tries not to panic as two of his best agents slip from contact. Meanwhile, a nuclear scientist fakes his own death and waits to see exactly who is going to come looking for him. Moving slickly between the corridors of political power and the frontlines of international espionage, The Room and the Chair is a brilliantly plotted, dazzlingly written and completely compelling novel about those who chase the news, those who spin it and those who make it.
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