a bit about samuel delany?
**note the usage of term:
@willianbusch You probably can find the clues you need in James Turner's "Philology: the Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities" and Chapter 1 of Peter Berry's "Beginning Theory, 2nd Ed" (which opens with a history of English studies in the UK & US), amongst other sources, but those two come to mind for me....
Masto meta; instance referral
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Mathematician Marie-Sophie Germain, who established foundational results in the study of both Fermat’s Last Theorem and the theory of elasticity, and was the first woman to win the Prix Extraordinaire of the Paris Academy of Sciences, was born #OTD in 1776.
I never actually liked the lightsaber battle between Obi Wan Kenobi and Lord Vader at the Death Star. This version is way more interesting. https://scholar.social/media/ShCzyeMnB4TyMwtk6H4
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We will be reading: "Hegemonic Heteronormativity: Toward a New Era of Queer Family Theory" by Allen and Mendez
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#introductions I'm a PhD candidate in History at Federal University of Paraná (Brazil). My research topic is the emergence and legitimacy of science fiction studies in the US (1970-1980). I have a MA in Anthropology and a BA in Philosophy.
PhD Candidate in History. MA in Anthropology. BA in Philosophy.
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