Newsletter, December 2013

What’s the Buzz? A Conversation with Michael Engel

Never thought fossilized insects have any current relevance—if you thought about them at all? Well, Michael Engel can set you straight.  Welcome to the fascinating realm of paleoentomology! (Image: courtesy of the University of Kansas)

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Erika Blumenfeld: Ecological Archivist

From polar regions to marine laboratories to fire-ravaged forests, Erika Blumenfeld travels the globe to document the connection between humans and our natural environment.
 

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An interview withThomas Kühne

For Thomas Kühne, an internationally recognized expert on the Holocaust and the Third Reich, his latest publication, Globalizing Beauty: Consumerism and Body Aesthetics in the Twentieth Century, edited with Hartmut Berghoff and supported in part by his Guggenheim Fellowship, might seem a sharp departure from his earlier studies. But as Thomas explains, there is indeed a common thread running through his work.

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Behind the Lens with Milagros de la Torre

The gifted Peruvian photographer discusses her thought-provoking images, truly unique methodology, and the importance of the interplay between the photographer, photograph, and viewer in the creation of her art.

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