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Long Live the King

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Sep 21, 2014

Louis XIV, who saw himself as the new Alexander the Great, adopted the lion as one of his symbols. Although he didn’t wear a lion skin on his head like Alexander, real and imaginary lions surrounded him. The lion long pre-dated Alexander as a symbol of power and majesty. On visits to two of Berlin’s […] Read full story.

Kati Horna — did you know Gisele Freund?

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Sep 19, 2014

Kati Horna (nee Deutsch Blau) is featured in an exhibit at le Jeu de Paume in Paris right now. Like many women artists and intellectuals, her light has been obscured by the famous company she kept. They were both women … Continue reading

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A Sonnet for Anatomist Barthélémy Cabrol

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Sep 19, 2014

Montpellier surgeon Barthélémy Cabrol (1529-1603) first published his Alphabet anatomic in 1594. A series of tables that graphically represented the parts of the body, it was immensely popular, with eleven editions in the seventeenth century as well as translations into … Continue reading

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Environmental History on the Rails

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Sep 15, 2014

by Joshua McGuffie With summer drawing to a close, I took the opportunity to ride the Amtrak Coast Starlight from Albany, Oregon to Union Station in Los Angeles. I’d never taken the train for such a long trip, 28 hours each way. On such a long trip landscapes pass by, fixed in their space but… Continue reading

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OSU Events

25Sep2014
29Sep2014

Laws of nature, historical contingency, and the wolves and moose of Isle Royale

Dr. John A. Vucetich

Associate Professor of Animal Ecology

Co-Director of the Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project

Michigan Technological University

 

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