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Ditching the doomsaying for better climate discourse

Dec. 18, 2019

Max Boykoff pitches strategies for more effective climate communication

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Cracking the nest egg: when governments mess with pensions

Feb. 16, 2019

Award-winning book by CU Boulder political scientist explores global trend in pension policy reversals

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Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies

Feb. 6, 2019

Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies uses the unlikely story of Providence Canyon—and the 1930's contest over its origins and meaning—to recount the larger history of soil in America.

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Prieto

Jan. 28, 2019

This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto, a member of the West African Yorùbá people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic slave trade

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Prof, others celebrate publication of Remembering Lucile

Jan. 17, 2019

Never officially recognized during her lifetime, the first African American woman to graduate from the University of Colorado was posthumously honored this spring. Now, a biography telling the long-overlooked story of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan has been published.

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English department administrator interviewed in LA Review of Books

Aug. 7, 2018

Grant Souders is not just the face you see as you step into the office of the English department in Hellems Arts & Sciences. He is also an accomplished poet, whose debut collection, Service (Tupelo Press, 2017), has been receiving some well-deserved attention.

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Kingdoms of Faith

April 24, 2018

A New History of Islamic Spain About the Book : In Kingdoms of Faith , award-winning historian Brian A. Catlos rewrites the history of Islamic Spain from the ground up, evoking the cultural splendor of al-Andalus, while offering an authoritative new interpretation of the forces that shaped it. Prior accounts...

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The Puritan Cosmopolis

March 16, 2018

The Puritan Cosmopolis traces a sense of kinship that emerged from within the larger realm of Puritan law and literature in late seventeenth-century New England.

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Someone Shot My Book

March 16, 2018

Approaching the practices of reading and writing from a feminist perspective, Julie Carr asks vital ethical questions about the role of poetry—and of art in general—in a violent culture.

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Linguistics prof's memoir examines family life under Nazis, Soviets

Feb. 21, 2018

'My idea was to show how two people went through the two greatest tragedies of the 20th century,' says Zygmunt Frajzyngier

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