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Fitzgerald: Geography of a Mutiny (Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Ser.) by Bunge William Barnes Trevor Heynen Nik
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This on-the-ground study of one square mile in Detroit was written in collaboration with neighborhood residents, many of whom were involved with the famous Detroit Geographical Expedition and Institute. Fitzgerald, at its core, is dedicated to understanding global phenomena through the intensive study of a small, local place.

Beginning with an 1816 encounter between the Ojibwa population and the neighborhood’s first surveyor, William Bunge examines the racialized imposition of local landscapes over the course of European American settlement. Historical events are firmly situated in space―a task Bunge accomplishes through liberal use of maps and frequent references to recognizable twentieth-century landmarks.

More than a work of historical geography, Fitzgerald is a political intervention. By 1967 the neighborhood was mostly African American; Black Power was ascendant; and Detroit would experience a major riot. Immersed in the daily life of the area, Bunge encouraged residents to tell their stories and to think about local politics in spatial terms. His desire to undertake a different sort of geography led him to create a work that was nothing like a typical work of social science. The jumble of text, maps, and images makes it a particularly urgent book―a major theoretical contribution to urban geography that is also a startling evocation of street-level Detroit during a turbulent era.

A Sarah Mills Hodge Fund Publication

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The Tragedies of Strangers, from 9/11 to Paris - The New Yorker

For many of us, upon learning of the attacks in Paris, one answer was sadness. But by Saturday, as tea-light candles and tricolored trinkets formed makeshift memorials on city streets from Singapore to Paris itself, there were signs of the commemorative task ahead: transforming sadness into considered grief. On certain blocks of lower Manhattan, this task figures regularly in the lives of local workers, who have become perpetual tourists of the 9/11 memorial. Often, in the afternoons, I get up from my desk at 1 World Trade Center, which opened a year ago this month, and walk out a revolving door to the memorial. Foot traffic is thin on the plaza, and it can feel pleasantly private, like a little-known park. Up above, where the view from a midtown office would be of another office, the feeling is different. The vacancy appears unintentional and unguarded, as though the destruction had recently occurred and our building, one of an original triad, had survived. “The same hatred struck again,” New York’s French consul-general, Bertrand Lortholary, said on Monday, to a crowd assembled on the grounds of the 9/11 memorial , where bouquets and miniature French flags had been set down by the pools. Eventually, such tragedies become as easy to diminish as they are to dramatize: a man in a jogging suit looks abashed as he smokes under one of the memorial’s oak trees. The tourist can leave in confusion, but the perpetual tourist cannot. On a recent Thursday afternoon, I made for Brookfield Place, a luxury mall across the West Side Highway, to see how other workers were faring. “I try not to walk through the memorial, but it’s very convenient for me,” a twenty-two-year-old clerk said at Satya Jewelry. “I feel like there’s something odd in the same way that taking pictures of the memorial is odd. I think that having an Hermès next door is an odd thing. ” At Tory Burch, the purveyor of ballet flats in many colors, the shy saleswoman told me that she would visit the memorial only “when the time is right,” but noted, “Tory is very into feng-shui, so I’m pretty sure that the memorial had something... “The memorial doesn’t really affect me,. Source: www.newyorker.com

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  • The Tragedies of Strangers, from 9/11 to Paris

    11/18/15 ,via The New Yorker

    Her youngest sister, Dipti, had worked as a data-systems engineer at Cantor Fitzgerald. “When she started working here, she said she could see the skyline from her windows,” Patel remembered, with I learned that Melissa Cándida Doi, a thirty-two

  • Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni creates units of prosecution specialists

    11/18/15 ,via MassLive.com

    As soon as he began the job in January, Gulluni appointed Eduardo Velazquez chief trial counsel for the office, third in line in the office after Gulluni and First Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Fitzgerald. He said Velazquez had been a defense

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Recipes

  • Melissa's Tasty Pasties

    ground beef, onions, potato, carrot, zucchini, peppers, salt, seasoning, eggs, gravy, pastry, milk

Books

  • Romulus and Remus

    Teacher Created Materials. 2009. ISBN: 9781433393297,1433393298.

    According to the ancient myth, Romulus and Remus are twin brothers and the founders of Rome and the Roman Empire. A woodpecker and a she-wolf raised the boys until they were adopted by more suitable parents-humans. Join them on their wild adventure to find where they came from and get to know the land they "discovered" along the way.

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  • THEATER REVIEW Pilgrim's Progress

    11/18/15 ,via Windy City Media Group

    He is flanked by Kirsten Fitzgerald's serene Melissa, Ryan Bourque's scrappy Desmond and Charlotte Mae Ellison's laconic Rania. The plot ( which mandates smashed crockery only 20 minutes after curtain ) hurtles along at volatile pace to a Big Reveal ...

  • Meteoric rise for Andover swimmer

    11/17/15 ,via Eagle-Tribune

    “Melissa’s continued improvement is the true indication of her relentless work ethic and willingness to do more than she thought she could,” said Fitzgerald. “The fact that she is not a year-round competitive swimmer makes her situation quite ...

  • Pilgrim's Progress

    11/16/15 ,via Theater Mania

    Jim (Shannon) is the manic, menacing, oddball father, a theater professor married to Melissa (Kirsten Fitzgerald), a woman oozing a viscous, swampy sex appeal. The McKee children are Rania (Charlotte Mae Ellison), a pregnant high school senior with a ...

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Melissa Fitzgerald - IMDb

Melissa Fitzgerald, Actress: The West Wing. Melissa Fitzgerald is an actress and producer, known for The West Wing (1999), Frequency (2000) and Love & Sex (2000). She ...

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Melissa Fitzgerald is an American actress. She played Carol Fitzpatrick, assistant to C. J. Cregg, on The West Wing

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