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Boom. 2016; 6480–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.80
Published: 01 December 2016
...Nancy Scheper-Hughes This autobiopic piece chronicles Scheper-Hughes’s early voluntary service with the Peace Corp in Brazil, followed by her early academic career and coming to Berkeley, and then her ongoing engagement and activism in standing up for, and standing with, others. This welled up into...
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Boom. 2016; 6439–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.39
Published: 01 December 2016
... of those who arrived from else- where. My African American forebears were pulled to this place by a myriad of desires opportunity, weather, freedom, peace of mind. I lived in their myth. My personal narrative of and connection to place begins with those circum- stances that brought my family here...
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Boom. 2016; 6389–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.89
Published: 01 September 2016
... to literary activities. In this sense, literary justice looks to break chains of inaccessibility and to empower community members by creating access funded by new paths of literary distribution. Literary justice focuses on those places or social strata where access to literature has been diminished...
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Boom. 2016; 63110–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.110
Published: 01 September 2016
... California, with yellow peace symbol and other art just over the wall. Photograph courtesy of OMCA. BOOM | F A L L 20 16 115 morning who never used to be around. Here at the office (in West Oakland) we re starting to notice seagulls and crows, big black scavenger birds, coming here for the garbage and...
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Boom. 2016; 6368–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.68
Published: 01 September 2016
... trees kept her sane: The Bulb is the healthiest place I ve ever lived Some people led conventional lives before ending up here. Stephanie was married with three kids and made flyers for a real estate office in a nearby town. After her divorce and the foreclosure of her house, she found the peace and...
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Boom. 2016; 62104–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.104
Published: 01 June 2016
... chapel activities, it also functioned as a theater for the prison s motion picture showings.5 It later became the site of a 120 210 replica mural of Da Vinci s The Last Supper, painted between 1938 and 1939 by Hollywood set designer Ralph Pecor, who served time at Folsom for manslaughter. Today, the...
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Boom. 2015; 5494–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.94
Published: 01 December 2015
... from the collective lived experiences of Californian Muslims. Califor- nia s Muslims come from many political, racial, and socio- economic backgrounds, and those who shared their stories with us are actively rethinking justice, unpacking identities, and navigating porous boundaries between culture...
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Boom. 2015; 5478–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.78
Published: 01 December 2015
... or the Holy Ghost in McCloud s terms) on the back side of the blotter paper. The paper was then sold, broken along the perforations, and distributed for consumption. The chemist who worked with these particular sheets was arrested and sent to prison in the mid-1990s and his LSD-activated sheets...
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Boom. 2015; 5420–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.20
Published: 01 December 2015
... transnational activities of the City s monks and congregants have contributed to an altogether unique cultural and religious identity10 The City of Ten Thousand Bhuddas is a paradoxical transnational phenom- enon. The Venerable Master left Taiwan for the United States to establish a place to teach pure...
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Boom. 2015; 5454–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.54
Published: 01 December 2015
... and belief. In simple terms that a young California audience will understand, the festival introduces Hindu and Buddhist ideas, practices, and worldviews all laced with universalistic ideals of peace, love, and unity. The Festival of Colors motions to Hindu religious practices as emblematic of...
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Boom. 2015; 5398–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.98
Published: 01 September 2015
... gave them: alpha and beta rays emitted from radio- active minerals such as radium, husbanded by the thimble- ful. With those tools, that generation had figured out the structure of the atom and discovered x-rays and radio- activity. But they had gone about as far as possible. To delve deeper into the...
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Boom. 2015; 5162–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.62
Published: 01 March 2015
...’ objectives, and examines in particular the groups for whom the peace did not hold: unskilled workers, women, people of color, and foreign performers. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Panama-Pacific International Exposition Pax Panama Pacifica labor unions strikes...
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Boom. 2014; 4370–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.70
Published: 01 September 2014
...-industrial life and praised the state s wilder areas as God s handiwork, the antidote for those who had to toil in California s cities. Climb the mountains and get their good tidings wrote Muir in 1901. Nature s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own...
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Boom. 2014; 43113–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.113
Published: 01 September 2014
... Tortagna. If you are from the West Coast you may know Pacific Grove or Puget Sound Biological Station. This place is a place like one of those. Take care of this place and protect the possibility for the continuation of our peaceful research. You can destroy the weapons and the war instruments, but save...
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Boom. 2014; 4386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.86
Published: 01 September 2014
... hours traveling home on the bus after cleaning a house in Venice or Santa Monica. After work, she sought a moment of peace puttering in her parcela or chatting with friends. Sometimes I get home really tired from my job she explained, and I tell my husband, Ay, I m going to rest a while at the...
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Boom. 2014; 4186–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.86
Published: 01 March 2014
... Baja and Alta California, indicating the Spanish allocation of mission territories between Franciscans to the north and the Dominicans to the south. That border was recognized on 2 February 1848, when a Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits, and Settlement was signed at Guadalupe Hidalgo, thereby...
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Boom. 2013; 3473–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.73
Published: 01 December 2013
... County towns. The peninsula towns are peaceful and provincial, where residents and tourists stroll through cypress groves and spot sea otters off the coast. The inland region is tumultuous, where big agriculture pollutes, gang violence claims young lives, and undocumented immigrants live in fear of...
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Boom. 2013; 3479–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.79
Published: 01 December 2013
... same? We cannot simply assume that we will have such a public. We must actively cultivate them. 82 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Stand/Deliver is an interactive installation created by Los Angeles-based arts collective Finishing School. The dueling free speech unit consists of two portable platforms...
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Boom. 2013; 33102–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.102
Published: 01 September 2013
... communities will be able to develop innovative interactive maps for all Californians. We also want to encourage the active partici- pation and collaboration of the many water users and water resource managers in California, including farmers, well- water users, orchardists, government staff, city water users...
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Boom. 2013; 3217–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.17
Published: 01 July 2013
...Ami Sommariva This essay discusses the work and life of peace activist David H. Breaux, situating it within the tradition of holy foolishness. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 holy fool peace activism Davis Peace Pilgrim depression ami sommariva David...