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Research

Investigations
> > Where industry met art: the V&A's legacy to American culture
What is a museum but a distillation of culture? The classical and indigenous arts that were long the cornerstones of well-respected permanent collections now compete with traveling retrospectives of Norman Rockwell, Matisse, and Picasso, while Star Wars, Armani, and Cartier exhibitions draw record crowds. [ MORE ]
> > This land is broad-band
Almost since its inception, the Internet has been lauded as an equalizing force in the struggle between classes, the great democratizer, a voice for the voiceless. [ MORE ]
> > Sex sells a second time
When Edward O. Laumann and Robert T. Michael published The Social Organization of Sexuality (Chicago) in 1994, they conducted about 100 interviews with the media. [ MORE ]

Citations
> > Tales of ancient adventure and the "in-between" places on the Silk Road
Biologist Daniel Margoliash reported in the October 27 Science that sleeping songbirds dream of singing. Margoliash's team studies the activity of brain cells in sleeping Australian zebra.
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Coursework
> > Tales of ancient adventure and the "in-between" places on the Silk Road
Waiting for Michael Murrin to enter the Cobb classroom where his course Travelers on the Silk Road will be held winter quarter, it's easy to imagine the sights and sounds of a high-plateau caravansary stop on the ancient East-West trade route.
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Syllabus
> > Who's who on the Silk Road
When discussing texts for Travelers on the Silk Road, professor of comparative literature, English, and religion Michael Murrin quickly turns sorrowful. "I've been limited by what's in print, by cost, and by copyright law."
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  APRIL 2001

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