A conversation with Matthew Stanley, professor of the history of science at Gallatin and author of the 2019 book "Einstein's War: How Relativity Triumphed Among the Vicious Nationalism of World War I."
Take an audio-visual trip through Funk's history across space and time. Brit-Funk, City Pop, Italo-Disco, Afrobeat, Samba Funk...we got it all! Reading: optional; Watching & listening: required!
A song using silence, ambient noise, and quiet to explore the binary between man-made and natural disasters
Two stories of home—one from the North, one from the South—follow four people as they come to terms with how space and identity collide.
"My grandfather, the first Black basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh, is one of thirty-three 1,000-point scorers in the school’s history and graduated with an engineering degree."
"A couple of months ago, I was digging through my nana’s photo collection . . . I found this beat up, stained, and wrinkled picture of this most powerful and gloriously bright women that looked familiar and yet distant to my memories . . . She was a piece of me that I am and a part of me that I wish to become. "
"Each passing year sees graffiti art being stripped from our streets, and with each disappearance, we lose a piece of our culture. This walking tour is just one South Bronx native's attempt to preserve its memory."
"My time in Normandy was engulfed in sound, and I constantly found myself comparing our loud, boisterous American voices to the low hum of French."