Hamid Kachmar’s Art

Via Boston.com’s Brainiac, this info on an Amazigh (Berber) artist whose show I would love to catch ‚ but can’t, unhappily. If in or around Boston, try to do so. Using art to preserve an endangered language  Posted by Kevin Hartnett  October 7, 2013 01:10 PM How do you preserve a language that’s in danger of being forgotten? Turn it into art. The Sherman Gallery at Boston University is currently running an exhibitionof … Read more Hamid Kachmar’s Art

Jacqueline de Romilly (1913-2010)

(”Jacqueline de Romilly chez elle en 2004″, photos Olivier Roller) Jacqueline de Romilly who passed away yesterday at 97, was a magnificent Hellenist & Greek scholar, who collected firsts: the first woman accepted at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, the first woman professor elected to the Collège de France, the first woman elected to the “Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres,” the second woman (after Marguerite Yourcenar) elected to the Académie … Read more Jacqueline de Romilly (1913-2010)