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 American Literature Association
32nd Annual Conference

May 27-30, 2021

Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116

Conference Directors: 
Olivia Carr Edenfield, Georgia Southern University
Leslie Petty, Rhodes

Conference Fee:  $175 
($125 for Graduate Students, Independent Scholars, and Retired Faculty).

Deadline for Proposals:       February 21, 2021

The ALA website contains details and instructions for submitting proposals as well as important information for representatives of participating author societies.  Proposals from individuals and program information from author societies should be sent to

Professor Olivia Carr Edenfield via email
(carr@georgiasouthern.edu)

by February 21, 2021 following the instructions on the website:

www.americanliterature.org

 

Our Boston Location: In 2021, the American Literature Association will return to Boston and to the Westin Copley in the Back Bay for our 32nd Annual Conference. 

ALA Conference Housing Information: The Westin Copley Place will offer a conference rate of $189 for a single or double room (triples are $229).  Reservation information will be posted November 1, 2020.  

Conference Details:  For the 2021 conference, the ALA will again rely on electronic submission of program information and conference proposals.  As usual, the societies that make up the American Literature Association will organize much of the program. Individual societies will issue their own calls for papers, which will be listed on the ALA website as well as on the societies’ own websites and publications.  Guidelines for author societies are detailed toward the end of this notice.

中国的网红经济发展到今天,经历了三个阶段:第一个阶段是文字时代,第二个阶段是图文时代,现在这一阶段是要归功于宽带的可用性的视频时代。
这次奠基之战借鉴了查克·温柏和拳王阿里的比赛,这个无名小卒温柏成了在阿里的职业生涯中击倒过他的区区4人之一。和电影里一样,温柏与阿里打了15回合,尽管他看起来(感觉也)像被卡车撞过。虽然他和洛奇最后都被对手技术性击倒,但温柏胜在启发了史泰龙塑造这个了不起的角色。
Hurricane Harvey
不过,10月份社会消费品零售总额增速放缓至10%,低于经济学家的预期。经济学家曾预期,10月份的增速将与9月份一致,同为10.7%。
动物会根据美感做出选择。

Tentative Conference Schedule:

Thursday, May 27 2021:            

多个热点城市二手房价出现下调

Book Exhibit: 11:00 AM – 5 PM

环比多增699亿 3月强调控下个人房贷不降反升

Friday, May 28, 2021:              

顺德今年“村改”将拆除1.3万亩破旧厂房

Book Exhibit:  9 AM – 5 PM   

2018年我国实际使用外资8856亿元 成色十足外资稳

厨电新营销:年轻化 多元化 娱乐化

Saturday, May 29, 2021:          

通州运河核心区将成世界级高端商务中心

40余种家居建材成2016年国家监督抽查重点

Sunday, May 30, 2021:              

民间版“以房养老”风生水起 70岁住上大别墅

Book Exhibit:   An exhibit of scholarly books will be held during the conference.  About twenty publishers are expected to take part. To have your books represented at the exhibit, ask your publisher to consider taking part in the book exhibit or to contact Scholar’s Choice (see information below), which will organize exhibits for publishers.  Publishers should direct any questions to Alfred Bendixen at ab23@princeton.edu — We welcome the participation of publishers and are one of the few scholarly organizations that do NOT charge an exhibit fee. Publishers who are unable to attend, but wish to have a few titles exhibited should contact The Scholar’s Choice.

Scholar’s Choice:  The American Literature Association has again arranged with The Scholar’s Choice to manage the combined book exhibit for our meeting. It may be possible for your recently-published books to be included in their display.  Please refer to the following guidelines:  “Any members interested in having their book displayed at the upcoming meeting should contact their publisher between October 30th, 2020, and March 1st, 2021.  The Scholar’s Choice displays on behalf of the publishers and all requests must come from them, not the individual authors. If they don’t already have it, the press may request the appropriate paperwork by emailing Mary Lynn Howe at mlh@scholarschoice.com.”

The Conference Fee and Registration: The conference fee covers the costs of the conference including the receptions and special events.  It does not include any meals. All of those who are on the program are required to pre-registerThose who do not pre-register by May 1, 2021, will be dropped from the program.

China becomes the first middle-income country to join the ranks of the world's 25 most-innovative economies, according to the Global Innovation Index (GII) released last Monday.
当大脑没有得到充分休眠时,它确实就开始自噬了。在我们睡觉的时候,“清除”程序通常就会启动,但长期缺乏睡眠会使该程序处于高速运转状态,促使大脑清除大量神经元连接和突触连接。
上榜的密码中有几大主题,包括人名和兴趣爱好。
自动驾驶汽车:研究人员正在研究能让汽车自动倒车入库的设备,让你甚至不必坐在车里就能完成倒车。这样你就不必在不小心刮蹭到别人的车时,往人家的雨刮器下面留张字条,并附上你的电话号码了。

Programs: The ALA website will list a draft of the program as soon as it is available, usually during the second week of March, with updated programs posted weekly until we go to press. Copies of the printed program will be available at the conference.

ALA Membership:  Membership in the ALA is not required in order to propose or present a paper.  In fact, technically the members of the American Literature Association are the various author societies.  Individuals may keep informed about the activities of the ALA by checking our website (www.americanliterature.org), which is the primary source for information about ALA activities. 

The easiest way to find out about the conference and all ALA activities is by consulting our website:
www.americanliterature.org

ALA Guidelines: The most common ALA format is a time slot of one hour and twenty minutes with three papers and a chair.  This permits some time for discussion and three papers of approximately 20 minutes (or ten typed double-spaced pages). Organizers of panels are free to use other formats provided they respect the time limits.  Please note that the normal reading time for a paper is two minutes per double-spaced page (or 20 minutes for a 10-page paper). Furthermore, the ALA encourages panel organizers to experiment with innovative formats including discussion groups and panels featuring more speakers and briefer papers. Chairs will make sure that the panels start and end on time and that no speaker goes beyond the allotted time limit.  Chairs may NOT present papers on the panels that they are moderating, and no one may present more than one paper at the ALA conference. Individuals may, however, present a paper on one panel, and chair other panels, and/or also present on roundtable discussions.

Procedures for Author Societies:  The representatives of the various author societies that make up the American Literature Association will organize most of the program.  Societies are expected to offer their own calls for papers using their websites, email list-serves, newsletters, other publications, or mailing lists.  Each society is also expected to post a call for papers or announce its plans on this ALA website by sending the CFP to Alfred Bendixen at ab23@princeton.edu as soon as possible and No Later than December 1, 2020.   Societies are expected to advertise the national conference in their publications or on their websites.  This expectation can be met by including the following notice in appropriate publications and websites:

The American Literature Association’s 32nd annual conference will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 27-30, 2021 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).  The deadline for proposals is February 21, 2021. For further information, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org or for specific questions, contact the conference directors, Professor Olivia Carr Edenfield at carr@georgiasouthern.edu or Professor Leslie Petty at lpetty@rhodes.edu or the Executive Director of the ALA, Professor Alfred Bendixen at ab23@princeton.edu.

智能手机巨头小米创始人雷军同意此观点,将AlphaGo的取胜描述为人工智能领域的突破。
“我们一直用很高的标准要求自己”,库里赛后表示。“我们在第三节没有给他们防守端施加压力,草率地结束了我们的进攻并且给了他们机会。有很多需要我们继续提高的地方,当然,每个人都愿意在赢球的同时接受教训。”
As for liberalization of global trade, we believe all countries need to work together to push it forward. This globe belongs to us all and we all need to do our bit.
When Tom Ravenscroft left Oxford university with a degree in econ-om-ics and management in 2007, he wanted to be a management consultant. He even had a job offer from Oliver Wyman, following an internship. “I had no career vision beyond going into business. It was a very hazy concept,” he says.
支持:该片在多伦多国际电影节上获得人民选择奖,这个奖项通常是一个重要的风向标。
他编写出的第一款软件是个音频播放器,可以播放他偶像史蒂夫?乔布斯(Steve Jobs)演讲的音频片段,而音频来自一个乔布斯的传记,内容没有经过授权。如今达洛伊西奥笑着回忆道,软件因为音频受版权保护、性能不流畅、过于简单之类的各种原因,被苹果拒绝了。他早期设计的另外一个应用软件能让用户触摸一张木头的图片时发出敲击的声音。第三个应用则将智能手机的屏幕变成一个锻炼手指的跑步机,这一次,软件第一天便赚了120美元。
3.视频编辑:增长了19.2%

值得注意的是,中国电信巨头华为递交了2390项专利申请,其专利申请数量在全球企业中排名第二,仅次于飞利浦(2568项)。
在本届戛纳电影节上,女性电影制作人以及相关女性话题曾广受关注成为宣传主题。28年来,戛纳首次以女导演拍摄的电影拉开序幕,伊莎贝拉?罗西里尼(Isabella Rossellini)成为“一种关注”单元评审团主席,莎尔玛?海雅克(Salma Hayek)主持讨论会高调探讨女性角色在电影中的意义。可以讨论的话题有许多,但是真的有何改变吗?数字似乎更能说明问题,主竞赛单元的19部入围作品仅有2部来自女性导演。而后发生的“高跟鞋门”,更有.....面对外界对于影展涉嫌性别歧视的负面消息,艺术总监蒂埃里?弗雷莫(Thierry Frémaux)一点儿反应都没。他只是说,戛纳电影节的举办有着及其不公平的高标准,参展影片不能申请其他诸如威尼斯或柏林电影节。这难道是建议人们去“攻击奥斯卡”?

  1. Finally, only two schools join the open ranking for the first time this year. Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University comes straight in at 32 and Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is ranked 68th out of 75.
    9.Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
    他说,本周早些时候他和美国国务卿克里的会谈显示,美国准备朝“解决只有通过共同努力方能解决的问题”的方向发展。
    200911/88512.shtml1977:“俄罗斯型流感”H1N1感染人类1977: "Russian flu" H1N1 Infects Humans
    尽管詹姆斯和费德勒在工资和薪水上要少一些(相比于C罗和梅西),但是这两人去年的代言费是最高的,其中17次大满贯得主费德勒去年代言收入达到了4100万英镑。
  2. 单词platform 联想记忆:
    Let’s now travel to Greece. There, Andreas Georgiou, the head of its statistical agency between 2010 and 2015, faces prosecutions for his part in uncovering fake Greek public finance data for 2009 and setting the record straight. This week 40 groups, led by the American Statistical Association, and 651 individuals signed a statement in support of Mr Georgiou.

The Sublime in the Poetry of Sample
Organized by the Ima Sample Society

 Chair:  Joseph Goodscholar, University of Great Hopes

  1. “Irony and Angst in the poetry of Ima Sample,” Noah Problem, College of Notre Doubt
  2. “The Beautiful Garden in The Jungle: Sample’s Influence on Sinclair,” Raphael Hythloday, University of East London
  3. 然而,至少有两名哈佛教授对取消入学资格的做法表示质疑。哈佛大学法学院荣誉教授艾伦?德肖维茨告诉《卫报》,学生们因互相之间“开非常恶劣的玩笑”而失去哈佛的入学资格,这样的“惩罚太苛刻”。

人民日报解读房地产政策:保护租赁合法权益

张家口家居市场“外在”热闹难掩“实质”低迷

Sonneborn says he's been dismayed not only by what he sees as Trump's troubling decisions and juvenile moments but also by the president's response after a counterprotester was killed during the August white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia — which is what cemented Sonneborn's decision to seek office.

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“…fell asleep.”
5. Women keep rising.
Mr. Russell's 1970s Abscam fictionalization 'American Hustle' had the better night overall, winning acting awards for Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence. Best picture was the only award for '12 Years a Slave,' which came in with seven nominations, tied for the most with 'American Hustle.'
Scientists confirmed Monday that a skeleton found under a carpark in the English city of Leicester was that of King Richard III, in a bizarre end to a 500-year-old historical mystery.
Will the BoJ tighten monetary policy

  1. Provide the exact Title of the Session as you wish it listed in the Program. (Please try to be both concise and precise). Please do NOT use CAPS or special fonts or highlighting or Bold or any special formatting in any part of the material you send!
  2. Additional reporting by Tom Hancock in Shanghai
  3. 家具回收价太低 市民换新不容易
  4. For each paper, begin with a number, skip five spaces, then provide the title of the presentation in quotation marks, and then the correct name of the presenter, and his or her academic affiliation. For independent scholars, you may identify a society, a place, or just note independent scholar or biographer or anything you deem appropriate. For any questions about matters of format and style, please consult The Chicago Manual of Style.
  5. 儿童家具抽检半数不合格 产品仍打擦边球
  6. Then write Audio-Visual Equipment Required and state NONE or request the specific equipment desired. The ALA will normally provide projectors for powerpoint and dvd presentations and screens (but we will not provide laptop computers).  We will no longer provide overhead projectors, slide projectors, vcrs, or cd or cassette tape players (but you may, of course, bring your own cd or tape player). Please note that audio-visual equipment is very expensive and usually takes up over $15,000 of our budget. It costs much more to rent a piece of a/v equipment and a competent Tech person for three days than it costs to buy it. Feel free to use a/v if needed, but make sure that all audio-visual requests reach the conference director by February 21, 2021.
  7. Not every band can sound fresh 40 years into a career, but not every band is Blondie.
    到达洛杉矶后在一段虐恋中遭受了厌食症。
    深受大众喜爱的电视连续剧《仙剑奇侠传》的电影版本于今日在浙江正式开拍。
    Now analysts believe the opportunities for profitable growth are nearly exhausted, according to Chen Long of Gavekal Dragonomics, a research group.
    但是通常你可以选择匿名求职,Fos说,或者要么就拒绝那个选项坚持在领英上面发布,她补充道这样至少更易被招聘者和经理发现。
    2年前中国股市突破6000点,而2010年股市能否重拾失地呢?当初中国股市行情十分被看好,但今天,如果你问同样的问题,有的人会拿全球经济说事儿——因为全球经济仍旧步履艰难。
  8. Please italicize book-length works and foreign phrases and use quotation marks for shorter works.
  9. 7.思想控制仿生腿
    FOYLE’S WAR (acorn.tv, Feb. 2) After nabbing the final three episodes of “Agatha Christie’s Poirot” last year, the streaming service Acorn TV scores another coup in the field of traditional British mysteries with the American premiere of this superior show’s ninth season. Starring Michael Kitchen as Christopher Foyle, a detective as honorable as he is shrewd, the series has morphed over the years from a provincial home-front cop show to a le Carré-like Cold War thriller. New episodes involve the Nuremberg trials and Britain’s role in Palestine.
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  1. 中国和越南的关系因中国南海领土问题而变得日益紧张。两国媒体都对这一事件进行了报道,指责各自政府将非法食品投放本国市场。
    超过了9月份11.2%的上涨幅度。
    Winners: Mavericks
    The appointment of Inga Beale to run Lloyds of London and of Mary Barra to run General Motors marked an encouraging end to 2013. Progress for women in the coming year will continue to be too little and too slow, but you should expect to see women in positions of power and influence everywhere. Even Japan is starting to try to get women into work.
    胡润研究院称,只有资本净值超过80亿元的女性才有资格入围中国女富豪榜前50名。
    一些科学家说,2014年成为创下气温纪录的一年,最值得注意的一点是该年度并没有发生强大的厄尔尼诺现象,一种由于太平洋将巨大的热量输送到大气层所造成的大尺度天气模式。
    But 'averages' are old data, not future facts. Happy talk won't restart a bull. And more warnings won't puncture an old bubble. Cycles have lives of their own, move up and down when they damn well feel like it. That's nature.
  2. Song “Super Shero”(S.H.E.)
    “My manifesto with Summly was to get our technology into as many users’ hands as possible,” Mr D’Aloisio said, pointing to Yahoo’s hundreds of millions of users. “With Yahoo’s reputation as a content portal, we have an opportunity to fundamentally change the way content is consumed.”
    “一般人很难发现你们在做什么,但是你的异常却很容易被经理们捕捉到。”凯说。许多情况下,你漫不经心,或者如凯描述得那样:“精神完全不在状态。”或许你过去常常积极参与会议,但是你现在沉默了。或许你没有过去做得多了。或许你不再对你要做的案子感兴趣了。
    As this year marks the 10th anniversary of the iconic Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni’s death, up to 13 of his classics - from his debut feature Story of a Love Affair to the 1995 romance Beyond the Clouds - will be screened as an homage to the master.
    This assumes, of course, that Apple can find a way to build a $330 iPhone with cheaper parts, a slower processor, a lower resolution screen and perhaps a plastic body, thatisn't, in the phrase Tim Cook used at a Goldman Sachs conference last week, "a crappy product."
    在纽约,任何人不得将多户建筑中的一套没有租户的公寓单间以短于30天的租期出租,这是非法的。然而,几乎每周都有人写信给“房地产答疑”专栏,咨询如何绕开这些规定。如果我交换公寓呢?如果没有书面形式的约定呢?
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    Opening song “Usher In The Spring With Beautiful Melodies” (48 CCTV hosts and hostesses)
    vi. 过活,进展,进食
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挪威曾为一只企鹅授予爵位。它现在居住在苏格兰的爱丁堡动物园,是那里的企鹅王,它叫尼尔斯·奥拉夫( Nils Olav)。它不仅是一只吉祥物,更是挪威皇家护卫队的名誉上校。2008年8月15日,国王哈拉尔五世(King Harald V)授予奥拉夫爵位,并在授予典礼上声明“奥拉夫在各方面都有资格获得骑士爵位的荣誉和尊严”。
杜邦自称“金鹰”,有着独特的,鹰隼般的外形。设计师们想塑造出那个外形,但又不想弄得跟杜邦本人一模一样。

The conference director will normally confirm the receipt of all emails within 3 business days.  The conference director may refer you to the website but will never send you an attachment to open, because of the danger of computer viruses.  By the second week in March, the conference director will let you know the day on which your panel or panels are scheduled.  You should inform your participants of the day and instruct them to register using the information on the website at www.americanliterature.org and explaining that their early registration and payment saves the organization time and money. You will also inform them to check the on-line program for accuracy and to send any corrections to both you and the conference director.  You should also inform them that participants who fail to register by May 1 will be dropped from the program.

  1. 我们第一次看到安娜·莫拉莱斯(Anna Morales,杰西卡·查斯坦[Jessica Chastain]饰)的头发是在《至暴之年》(A Most Violent Year)的片头字幕里。她正对着镜子化妆。
    8. Your appendix might not be a useless evolutionary byproduct after all. Unlike your wisdom teeth, your appendix might actually be serving an important biological function - and one that our species isn't ready to give up just yet.
    Traders heading for the exits: 'Unsustainable trends can survive much longer than most people anticipate, but they do end when their 'time is up, at the culmination of their time cycles.' They analyzed more than 20 cycles: 'Nearly unanimously point to tectonic shifts in the months and years ahead.'

Procedures for Individual Proposals:  Individuals may propose either a paper or a panel or round table to the conference director no earlier than December 1, 2020, and no later than the deadline of February 21, 2021.  The conference director will give preference to papers and panels on authors, texts, and topics not covered by the member societies of the ALA.  Those proposing a paper or panel on a topic represented by an author society should consult with the relevant society before submitting the proposal to the ALA. All proposals must be by email and should be both pasted in and included as attachments (preferably in WORD).

For an Individual Paper:  In the subject line of the email, please put ALA 2021 Proposal: and then a brief title of between one and five words.  That will enable the conference director to file emails efficiently. Please provide a clear and useful title for your paper and then an abstract describing the paper (usually between 250-600 words) and then a brief discussion of your status (i.e., an Associate Professor who has published a book and several articles on this topic/author; a graduate student who is offering part of his/her dissertation, etc.) or a two-page vita if that is easier.  It is important that your abstract enable the conference director and his advisory committee to evaluate the nature of your work.  You must also indicate whether you need any audio-visual equipment to present your work. Please provide a phone number (which will only be used if email fails to work for some reason).

在气候学的史册里,2014年超过了2010年,成为最热的年份。有记录以来的10个最暖年份都是在1997年以后,反映了地球不断变暖的趋势,科学家说,这种变暖是人类活动的结果,并对人类文明和大自然构成了深远的长期危险。
Major pharmaceutical companies, working with the American Cancer Society, will steeply discount cancer drugs for patients in African countries. Cancer kills 450,000 people across the continent each year, but many types here are among the most treatable: breast, cervical and prostate tumors.

For a panel:  Please follow the sample below so the conference director can paste in the panels and round tables that are accepted.

This is the sixth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, featuring a record-breaking 42 disciplines, making it the largest-ever ranking of the kind. The expert opinion of the world's top 76,798 academics and 44,426 employers informed the results, alongside the analysis of 28.5 million research papers and over 113 million citations sourced from the Scopus/Elsevier bibliometric database, said QS.
乌龙事件澄清之后,《爱乐之城》制片人乔丹?霍罗威茨重新拿回麦克风说 “《月光男孩》获得了最佳影片奖”,而且强调“这不是玩笑”。
The release of Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models in September led to record sales in China, which accounts for more than a fourth of the company's operating income. Apple, whose products are often viewed as status symbols in China, is in competition not just with its South Korean archrival Samsung, but with the increasingly popular Chinese smartphone makers Huawei and Xiaomi.
The Caixin-Markit manufacturing purchasing managers’ index dipped to 50.8 in November, down from 51 in October and coming closer to the 50-point threshold that delineates expansion from contraction. A median forecast from economists polled by Reuters had predicted a fall to 50.9.

4. Am I eating healthy? The types of foods we eat can greatly affect how we feel both physically and emotionally. Eating too much junk food can lead to crankiness and a relatively low energy level, whereas eating healthy foods can lead to better moods and a more positive energy level.
Economic forecasters are counting on 2014 to be a breakout year. But whether the economy finally moves past its sluggish growth will rest on several forces playing out differently than they have since the recovery began. Some of the key questions:
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Elsewhere, Dua Lipa, who was up for three gongs, took home the Best New Artist award. While Harry Styles might have a reputation for being one of the most stylish members of One Direction, the Sign of the Times singer had his crown stolen by surprise MTV EMAs newcomer and former band mate, ZAYN.
2. 邻客音(LinkedIn)。品牌喜爱度:47%/排名:309
据《重庆晨报》报道,经调查后,荣昌警方于4月29日以危害公共安全的罪名逮捕了周某。
6. Our last universal common ancestor gets a makeover

“整家销售” 将成家居行业新趋势

人体工学还是智能家居 下一个家具行业爆点?

汤姆?汉考克(Tom Hancock)上海补充报道

  1. “Irony and Angst in the Gothic Novels of the Early Republic,” Noah Problem, College ofNotre Doubt
  2. “The Beautiful Garden in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter,” Raphael Hythloday, University of East London
  3. 除此之外,该杂志还指出,特朗普为竞选总统自掏腰包6600万美元,并且支付了2500万美元用于解决特朗普大学的相关诉讼。

涂料行业增速下滑 企业怎样开启新增局势

●Van Full Of Illegals Shows Up To Vote Clinton At SIX Polling Places, Still Think Voter Fraud Is A Myth?

Organized by: Name of Individual organizer
And then Chair: Name

活跃的ETF市场将取决于基于收费的分销网络的发展。富达国际(Fidelity International)亚太区董事总经理陶博宏(Mark Talbot)表示,分销基础设施正抑制零售需求。

Small circulation also contributed to the monkey stamp's record price. Only five million "Golden Monkey" stamps were released for circulation in 1980, and they are exceedingly rare now.
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当然,我不是说你应该盲目地接受摆在面前的一切机会,花时间权衡一下利弊是对的。但当你想要说“No”时,你要确信是出于正当的理由,而不是因为心怀恐惧。
Facebook, up 44 per cent, has added new features including disaster alert, which lets users quickly inform family and friends that they are safe. Such innovations add to the media group’s importance as an integral medium for worldwide connection and enhance its value to advertisers, Ms Cheung says.
7. “飞翔莲花”(Flying Lotus),《你死了》(You’re Dead), Warp。新融合乐绝不会对旧融合乐说抱歉,这只是升级而已。身为制作人的“飞翔莲花”既注重延续性,也注重破坏、模糊之美与跳跃剪辑的喧闹。他对死亡的组曲式沉思为不虔敬的智慧留出空间,《永远不能抓住我》(Never Catch Me)这首歌的歌词由肯德里克·拉玛(Kendrick Lamar)创作,堪称年度最佳。
4.Candice Swanepoel
Regardless of whether or not you think Snapchat is worth the $3 billion Facebook offered it, one thing is clear: There's an appetite out there for so-called ephemeral networks, where content literally vanishes seconds after being received. And, contrary to popular perception, this isn't just about sexting and X-rated selfies (though it definitely is about that, too). As content on the major networks becomes more corporate and commoditized, Snapchat and services like it restore some of the fun and spontaneity to social media. Just like a real-life interaction -- where ideas flow freely and you generally don't worry about everything being recorded for posterity and broadcast to the world -- SnapChat and networks like it offer a channel for genuine, unfiltered exchange. And the kids really like it. While Facebook's own CFO officially acknowledged last month that teen use of his network is declining, the number of teens on SnapChat -- at least anecdotally -- is exploding.
……被要求向面试官简单介绍自己,结果她没有什么可说的。

中国房价在今年初曾以9.6%的同比增速快速上涨,但此后随着经济放缓以及很多中等规模城市遭遇房产供应过剩,房价一直在下跌。
Some 930,000 people sat the National Public Servant Exam in China on Nov. 29 last year, a 60,000 decrease year on year. But the 27,000 positions on offer was a new high.
中国信息通信研究院的报告称,2016年国产手机出货量达4.98亿部,占国内手机总出货量的88.9%。
5. Gross warns: 'Ponzi Scheme! Tipping Point! Credit Supernova!'
? Ten of a reported 33 fatalities occured in New York City, and that number was expected to rise, according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Deaths in New York were attributed to falling trees, electrocution and drowning.
8. 斯特吉尔·辛普森(Sturgill Simpson),《乡村音乐的大现代之声》(Matamodern Sound in Country Music),High Top Mountain。一支极为聪敏的乐队做出复古的改革:乡村乐中曾经发生过这样的事。但在斯特吉尔·辛普森突破性的第二张专辑中,他把这一点变成了可适应环境的标志,就建立在他那动人而通透的男中音之上。
《一记耳光》(The Slap),NBC,2月12日播出。乔恩·罗宾·贝茨(Jon Robin Baitz)与丽莎·查罗登科(Lisa Cholodenko)担任制作人,这部剧改编自一部澳大利亚迷你剧,讲述一个后院生日派对失控后带来的后果。演员阵容非常强大,包括彼得·萨斯加德(Peter Sarsgaard)、乌玛·瑟曼(Uma Thurman)、桑迪·牛顿(Thandie Newton)、布莱恩·考克斯(Brian Cox)和梅丽莎·乔治(Melissa George,她也在原剧中出演角色)。

Some reminders:

2.Yeah, I’ll start working on that ASAP! – Because telling you I have 10 things to do first would just irritate you。

学会控制自己的情绪,控制自己的想法,克服对被拒绝的恐惧,学会向别人敞开心扉。
以丹麦为例,如今,88%的丹麦人口都是白人——这样的多数地位很难动摇。但在1980年,也就是上一代人的时候,丹麦有97%的人口是白人。反移民的丹麦人民党(Danish People’s Party)现在是丹麦议会中的第二大党。在德国,从2011年到2015年间,非本土出生人口激增了大约75%,反移民的民粹政党德国另类选择党(Alternative for Germany)如今获得了破纪录的支持率。

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AT&T和时代华纳(Time Warner)会在不作出大的妥协(比如出售美国有线新闻网(CNN))的情况下完成合并吗?
一位本田高管私下里将该公司的很多问题归咎于“运气不好”,而不是内部管理不当或有意失职。也许确实如此。不过本田管理层确实应该认真反省,反复自查,并控制好其管理系统和生产流程,确保客户好感度不再每况愈下。(财富中文网)

教育水平的提高,反映了我国教育体制的发展。教育部部长袁贵仁今年3月表示,根据对中国教育现状的自主探究显示,去年我国的总体教育发展水平要比世界平均水平更好。
A minimum of 70 per cent of the con-tent must be delivered online in order for programmes to be eligible for the online ranking. Nine out of the 15 ranked schools had no requirement to study on campus at all. The remaining six schools insisted their students attend weekend or week-long residential classes.

China's box office sales hit a record high in 2015, by pulling in 44 billion yuan, or some 6.8 billion US dollars, with domestic films accounting for a large chunk of that growth.
4) I’m On It: You’re giving your full attention. You’re saying, “Relax. Don’t worry about a thing. I’ll see to it personally.” That response can disarm just about anyone. To express a deeper commitment, use “You have my word.” This makes you more accountable to someone, conveying that you’re on board and will make it happen…whatever it takes.

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