Posts Tagged ‘ death ’

Nelba Márquez-Greene 7th Anniversary Sandy Hook | PEOPLE.com

Nelba Márquez-Greene, photographed at her church in Danbury, Conn.
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Nelba Márquez-Greene remembers her daughter Ana, who was killed by gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary

Source: Nelba Márquez-Greene 7th Anniversary Sandy Hook | PEOPLE.com

The Humanitarian Crisis of Deaths of Despair | Blog of the APA

 

Last April, Princeton University economists and married partners Anne Case and  Sir Angus Deaton delivered the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at Stanford University. . . .

Source: The Humanitarian Crisis of Deaths of Despair | Blog of the APA

Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at 68 – Vox

Cummings was a longtime Congress member from Baltimore.

Source: Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at 68 – Vox

“A way of shutting my eyes”: Reflections on the Photographic Turn in Recent Literary Memoirs | 3 Quarks Daily

by Rafaël Newman For Fred Weinstein “What is hidden is for us Westerners more ‘true’ than what is visible,” Roland Barthes proposed, in Camera Lucida, his phenomenology of the photograph, almost forty years ago. In the decades since, the internet, nanotechnology, and viral marketing have challenged his privileging of the unseen over the seen by…

Source: “A way of shutting my eyes”: Reflections on the Photographic Turn in Recent Literary Memoirs | 3 Quarks Daily

The Wolves of McLean (excerpt) on Vimeo

What Cancer Takes Away by Anne Boyer | The New Yorker

Illustration by Bianca Bagnarelli

When I got sick, I warned my friends: Don’t try to make me stop thinking about death.

Source: What Cancer Takes Away | The New Yorker

Agnès Varda, Influential French New Wave Filmmaker, Dies at 90 – The New York Times

 

Ms. Varda explored the texture of daily life and philosophical ruminations with a groundbreaking visual style.CreditPhotofest