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Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal: Flows of Change

A collection of lectures focused on the history of the eastern Indian Ocean and connections linking South and East Asia.

Bengal Intellectuals
Bengali Cultural Heritage in the Postcolonial Age

Historical transformations are expressed through the life experience of senior intellectuals of West Bengal and Bangladesh, born between c. 1920 and c. 1950.

Islam on the Indian Ocean Rim
Islam on the Indian Ocean Rim

A collection focused on the history of cosmopolitanism, inter-regional connection and competing universalisms across the rimland of the Indian Ocean.

Lost Theatres of Somerville
Lost Theatres of Somerville

Oral histories of Somerville's picture palaces through interviews with former patrons and personnel.

This I Believe
This I Believe

Archives of the original This I Believe series, a five-minute CBS Radio Network program hosted by journalist Edward R. Murrow from 1951 to 1955.

West Medford African-American Rememberance Project
West Medford African-American Rememberance Project

Interviews to document the legacy of a number of outstanding Afro-Americans from the West Medford community.