Monthly Archives: July 2012

New Program for Donations to Illinois Prison Libraries in Makes Progress

The 3 R’s Program (Reading Reduces Recidivism) was established in the 2010 as a direct service to recycle books from peoples’ homes to state prison libraries. Providing books to people in prison appeals as prisoners generally have the time and … Continue reading

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The London Olympics

The London Olympics by Neil Parthun The 2012 Summer Olympics will be held from July 27 to August 12, 2012. While the Games will bring international athletes together in spectacles of sport, it will also bring another spectacle altogether. As … Continue reading

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Kudos to Our Own Brian Dolinar

Researcher, teacher, and editor/writer for the Public i, Brian Dolinar, has just made two major contributions to the world of knowledge.  Both of them are books about the contributions of African Americans to the intellectual, cultural and political life of … Continue reading

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Poetry from the Experimental Writing Laboratory

The Experimental Writing Laboratory is an out-there zone where writers & non-writers are invited to explore the outer limits of language & writing using a variety of rich, challenging, unsettling, and funny experiments. In using these experiments, we invite the … Continue reading

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UIUC Conference: The Problem of the Twenty-First Century: Race and Racism in and Beyond the United States

THE PROBLEM OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: RACE AND RACISM IN AND BEYOND THE UNITED STATES Transnational Studies and Race/Class/Gender Workshop University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign September 7-8, 2012 Keynote Speaker, Howard Winant, Howard Winant is author of Racial Formation in the … Continue reading

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Errata

On page 6 of the September 2011 (V11, #8) issue,  the article entitled “U of I Law Professor Harassed by FBI/CIA After 9/11” was mistakenly attributed to Professor Sahar Aziz.  She was not the author and we apologize to her … Continue reading

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