Intervention – “The Other Side of The Tracks: Contested Space, Commemoration, and Erasure”

David S. Rotenstein, Ph.D. Historian/Folklorist david.rotenstein@earthlink.net

The Talbot Avenue Bridge is contested space. The metal girder bridge was built in 1918 to span the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad tracks in Silver Spring, an unincorporated community in Montgomery...
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Intervention – “F**k the Cupcake Revolution! David Cameron, Samuel Smiles, and the Geographies of Neo-Victorian Thrift”

Alison Hulme https://commoditytactics.wordpress.com/   The homemade poster was clearly visible in the window of a first floor flat as I sat on the top deck of the 185 bus that was jerking its...
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Crofters, crafters, diggers and dreamers: Romantics or radicals?

by Naomi Millner, University of Bristol There’s a new political movement on the scene and it’s not afraid to get out its knitting-needles. Craftivism is “the practice of engaged creativity,...
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