On Friday I gave a talk at my college’s spring symposium on women in sciences. I was extremely excited leading up to it - expecting all of those who have articulated their support for my project, especially those in the sciences, to be in the audience when I reached to podium. And…
Hey guys, I’m in need of a little bit of unusual help. I need to decorate my new office and have been trying to find some good quality archaeology posters/prints that aren’t super expensive (less than $30 is preferred), but I’m just not finding anything I like online.
Anyone have any suggestions of places to look? Or even know of any posters that I might like??
pinnipeds on Flickr.
Via Flickr :
An harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) and south american fur seal (Arctocephalus australis).
I wrote an article about phylogenetics and pinnipeds (french, sorry) with many pictures :
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Mary Bowser, former slave of the Van Lew family, infiltrated the Confederacy by working as a servant in the household of Jefferson Davis. Bowser was assumed to be illiterate, and as a black woman was below suspicion. Practically invisible, she was able to listen to conversations between Confederate officials and read sensitive documents, gathering information that she handed over to the Union.
This needs to be a movie. Like, now.
I’d watch this movie.
How is this not a movie?
She is also the classiest lady. Look at that hat. Look at that dress.
I stand in front of history and feel nothing.
Then, some wrecked mosaic, awkward
in the transom of a secondary church, behaves
just so, as if the artists thought of me and all
—Chad Davidson, from “In Ravenna,” From the Fire Hills (Southern Illinoise University Press, 2014)