A new international exhibition featuring stories and images about civil rights in Pittsburgh is now running in two countries, along with a free companion app with the full exhibition content available for use in research and teaching.
Collection Description (from online finding aid): Forrest “Bud” Harris was a commercial and advertising photographer. Born and based in Pittsburgh, Pa., his professional clients included a variety of local corporate and non-profit institutions.
Collection Description (from online finding aid): Joel B. Levinson, an independent photographer in Pittsburgh, Pa., who worked primarily in the 1980s and 1990s, produced numerous calendars, postcards, and photographic essays highlighting the people, events, and structures of the city under the name Pittsburghscape.
Collection Description (online finding aid):
Allen Dieterich-Ward. Beyond Rust: Metropolitan Pittsburgh and the
Fate of Industrial America. Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania
Press, 2016. 360 pp.
This is a Roundtable: presentations should be brief (5-10 minutes) and there should be plenty of opportunities for discussion with the audience.
Postmodernism is clearly dead—its death and what follows it have been theorized in a myriad of different ways, most recently perhaps by the special edition of Twentieth Century Literature entitled Postmodern/Postwar—And After in the spring of 2016. The advancements of digital technology and the pressing need to look beyond the human and onto a planetary scale of existence are frequent explanations for recent shifts in literary and cultural production. But what explains the resurgence of novels written in the realist mode?