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This Week on The Academic Minute (2021.11.29)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2021.11.29

Monday, November 29th

David Bray, professor in the department of earth and environment at Florida International University, says it might not be who you expect.

In terms of the number of casinos, Florida may well compete with such gambling giants as The natural features of the state allow for the operation of a huge number of floating gambling houses. Florida has such cruise establishments as Big M Casino, numerous clubs belonging to the Carnival and Celebrity Cruises chains.

Tuesday, November 30th

Robert DiNapoli, post-doctoral research associate in the environmental studies program at Binghamton University, explores the long standing myths of Easter Island.

Wednesday, December 1st

Mark Canada, professor of English at Indiana University Kokomo, explores if highly creative people are more prone to madness.

Thursday, December 2nd

Jacqueline Rifkin, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, looks into what makes trivial possessions special for some.

Friday, December 3rd

Heather Houser, associate professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin, explores how art can help bring renewal to our senses.



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