Compared at the time of its release to Sly & The Family Stone’s masterpiece There’s A Riot Goin’ On, The Beach Boys’ near-mythical epic
Panteha Abareshi is an L.A. based artist whose work hones in on chronic illness and disability. Abareshi lives in a body that coexists with sickle cell zero beta thalassemia and their performance-based work reflects the complexities that come with experiencing a body with chronic illness.
What sparks inventors to create? One can say the ability for inventive thinking is not out of reach. Innovation flourishes when an individual possesses strong problem-solving skills, an active imagination, and has the ability to see possibilities.
On February 25, 1964, 22-year-old boxer Cassius Clay defeated the heavily favored Sonny Liston to win the heavyweight boxing title in Miami Beach, Florida.
February is African American Heritage Month and we are celebrating with book recommendations from the Social Science, Philosophy & Religion department collection throughout the month. Titles in this two-part series may be just published or returned to the spotlight during this special month.
Victoria Gosling grew up in Wiltshire, England, and studied English Literature at Manchester University. She is the founder of The Reader Berlin, hosting salon nights in Berlin and writers’ retreats in Greece and Italy. She also organizes The Berlin Writing Prize.