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Air Safety: Nothing But Blue Skies?
While Arnold Barnett acknowledges addressing the same questions around flying year after year (“Does he ever change his schtick?”), he advertises some new twists this time ‘round. Barnett remains remarkably consistent, though, in his quite sunny assessment of the current state of aviation safety -- even after a recent
Dress and the African diaspora network
This is the website for the AHRC-funded Dress & the African Diaspora Network, which provides a series of focussed research forums for new and established researchers to “discuss the consumption, production, collection and display of dress, textiles and beauty regimes” of the African diaspora. The network aims to identify new areas of study and create scholarly information resources for the field.
African musicology online
African Musicology Online is a peer-reviewed full-text ejournal, published from the Department of Music, Maseno University, Kenya. At June 2009 there are three issues online, freely available for download in PDF format. Scholarly articles are well presented and are illustrated in black and white with line drawings and photographs. The journal is published bi-annually. The journal website has full details of the Editorial Board and International Editorial Advisers. The journal is linked with th
Irish Georgian Society
The website for the Irish Georgian Society provides information on this organisation founded in 1958 to encourage an interest in, and promotion of, conservation of distinguished examples of architecture in Ireland. Resources offered on this website include a searchable catalogue of Irish theses and dissertations relating to architecture and the allied arts and a register of practitioners of traditional building and conservation skills. Advice is provided on researching, restoring and sources of
Orpheus is a website from Washington State University which relates to a project designed to enrich introductory humanities courses. The primary focus of the site is ancient mythology but it aims to encourage students to think about the ways in which ancient thought can be related to the modern world and to human psychology in general. The site contains a wealth of resources on a wide range of topics which fall within this remit; included are detailed pages on particular myths, as well as study
Kitabkhana is a literary blog site which, while it has a fairly strong South Asian focus, also looks at publishing in English generally. The site is quite idiosyncratic - it is light hearted and humourous, but nonetheless gives an interesting critique of many modern works of fiction and on bodies of work. The South Asian bias of the site can be seen in the number of Indian authors that feature on it, as well as in the references to South Asian phenomena and trends in the reviews of other works.
The website for Banipal, a literary magazine for contemporary Arab literature in English translation, gives access to selected content from current and back issues. The magazine's three issues a year present established and new authors and poets from around the Arab world through translations of poems, short stories or excerpts from novels. The site publishes selections of poetry and fiction from each issue as well as the table of contents, contributor profiles, book reviews and events listings.
Weavolution : a gathering place for handweavers
This is the website of weavolution, an online social network for hand weavers. The website was launched in June 2009 and its currently on its beta format. The aim of the network is to bring together hand weavers from around the world, whether professionals or people doing it as a hobby, so they can meet, discuss and participate in moderated groups and forums and provide a one-stop resource. Members can post photographs and descriptions of their projects, looms, yarns, books and accessories. Sect
Art of the embroiderer
This is the website for the online companion to the exhibition The Art of the Embroiderer hosted by the Broadbent Gallery, Kent State University Museum, in Kent, Ohio, from September 2008 to December 2009. The exhibition contains over 80 garments and textiles from across the world spanning over 200 years of creativity and innovation. Garments vary from haute couture gowns to Japanese kimono and Saudi Arabian caftans. A notable exhibit is Christian Dior's "Vénus", a ball gown of pink tulle e
1895 : revue de l'association française de recherche sur l'histoire du cinéma
1895 is Published by the Association française de recherche sur l'histoire du cinéma (AFRHC) and claims to be the only French journal dedicated exclusively to the history of film. The journal publishes leading articles, young authors' contributions and translations of the best foreign film specialists. Articles deal with subjects such as cinema in specific countries, film movements, film directors and sociopolitical issues, as well as technical developments. There are generally three volume
Emile Zola Society
The website of The Emile Zola Society will be useful to anyone engaged in study or research relating to the work of Emile Zola, or nineteenth-century French literature more generally. The site provides details about conferences on the work of this prolific French novelist, held both at the Institut Français and elsewhere; biographical and bibliographic material; information about Zola's infamous open letter regarding the Dreyfus Affair, 'J'accuse!'; pages exploring topics such as the poster cam