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THE HOPI’S ,THE HOOPA AND THE HOPES (Dlast)

(being continued from  28/03/19) SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Al Qoyawayma (c.1938– ) became a prominent Hopi engineer as well as a noted ceramic artist. Born in Los Angeles, he earned an M.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of California at … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (5tel)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  18/12/18) 2.2. Translated Modern Greek Poetry set to music into other languages: dissemination of Modern Greek Culture and communion of shared experiences. Some examples.The ‘sending’ country and the ‘receiver’ often have a reciprocal cultural interplay,where a very … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FUTURE (a)

“Consumers are statistics.  Customers are people.”–Stanley Marcus  http://www.andertoons.com The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Las Vegas.  Considering the 180,000 attendees, perhaps we should be calling it the Statistics Electronics Show, per Stanley Marcus While you’re reading about all … Continue reading

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THE HOPI’S ,THE HOOPA AND THE HOPES (C)

(being continued from  7/05/16) Individual and Group Contributions ACADEMIA Don C. Talayesva (b.1890) was born on the Hopi reservation in Oraibi and was raised in the traditional Hopi Way for the early part of his life. After attending the Sherman … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (4)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  07/09/17) 2.1.2. The Ballad of Mauthausen A very recent survey of the Special Eurobarometer 399 on cultural access andparticipation (published in November 2013) concluded that the European culture loses groundand efforts should be concentrated to bring it … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (3)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 13/03/16) George Couroupos25 takes our thought a little step further:“[…] Music is the ultimate limit of poetry in its flight from the sphere of the consciousto that of the unconscious, through a rebaptism of the signifieds, achieved … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (3)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  13/03/16) George Couroupos25 takes our thought a little step further:“[…] Music is the ultimate limit of poetry in its flight from the sphere of the consciousto that of the unconscious, through a rebaptism of the signifieds, achieved … Continue reading

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THE HOPI’S ,THE HOOPA AND THE HOPES (B)

(being continued from  11/06/15) TRADITIONAL APPAREL In earlier times Hopi men wore fur or buckskin loincloths. Some loincloths were painted and decorated with tassels, which symbolized falling rain. The men also raised cotton and wove it into cloth, robes, blankets, … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (2)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 16/05/15) 1.2. Multilateral cultural diplomacy: U.N.E.S.C.O. and the 150th anniversary for  Cavafy’s birthThe United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization is the leadinginternational organization dealing with the potentials of this soft power on a multilateral basis.As Katalin … Continue reading

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THE HOPI’S ,THE HOOPA AND THE HOPES (A)

Hopis Overview The westernmost of the Pueblo Indian tribes, the independent Hopi (HO-pee) Nation is the only Pueblo tribe that speaks a Shoshonean language of the Uto-Aztecan linguistic family. “Hopi” is a shortened form of the original term Hopituh-Shi-nu-mu, for … Continue reading

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ΠΟΕΣΙΣ ΑΝΔ ΜΥΣΙΚ WAS AND STILL IS A LOGOS OF IRENE (1)

Modern Greek Poetry set to music: a cultural diplomat? Introduction Historically, poetry and music are fraternal twins, since poetry was initially sung rather than  recited1. The American poet Wyn Cooper reminds us of their relationship: “Poetry began as  something that … Continue reading

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