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Call for Papers: From Decay to Deterioration: Questioning the Aesthetics of Abandonment

I’m working on putting together a panel for the 2011 American Studies Association conference. The Call for Papers is below. The decay of the built environment has become a subject more of aesthetic fascination than of fear for many twenty-first-century Americans. Real communities such as…

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Archival Gleanings from the Chemical Heritage Foundation

For the past two weeks, I’ve been at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, benefitting from their┬átravel grant program, which is supporting my┬áresearch in their large collection of chemistry sets and other science sets. Before I came here, I thought I would be able to…

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