Australian educator and indigenous activist Bonita Mabo was born in 1943, in Halifax, Queensland and died on November 26, 2018. She was an Australian South Sea Islander of Ni-Vanuatu drop whose precursors were “blackbirded” to work in the sugar stick industry in Queensland. Her granddad was “blackbirded” from Tanna in what is currently Vanuatu. In ..
Indian poet, scholar, and writer Meena Alexander was born on February 17, 1951, in Allahabad, India and died on November 21, 2018. She was raised in India and Sudan, Alexander resided and worked in New York City, where she was Distinguished Professor of English at Hunter College and at the CUNY Graduate Center in the ..
Leading American academic and author James Hadley Billington was born on June 1, 1929, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and died on November 20, 2018. Billington showed history at Harvard and Princeton before serving for a long time as CEO of four government social establishments. Billington filled in as the thirteenth Librarian of Congress in the ..
Hong Kong academic, businessman, and politician Lau Nai-keung was born in 1947 and died on November 21, 2018. He holds a few positions in the legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and different colleges and organizations. He emphatically advocates more prominent political and financial combination between the Hong Kong SAR and territory China. ..
Prabhat Nalini Das died on November 14, 2018. She was a leading and celebrated Indian academic from Odisha. She filled in as a teacher of English and leader of the English Department at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University, New Delhi, and Ranchi University and Utkal University. Prabhat Nalini Das additionally was the specific first ..
Zeng Shiqiang was born on August 28, 1934, in Zhangzhou, Fujian and died on November 11, 2018. He was a Chinese-born sinologist, scholar, and writer. Sinology is the study of the language, literature, history, customs, etc., of China. Shiqiang was best known for studying I Ching, the oldest of the Chinese classics. Zeng is acclaimed ..
Frances López-Morillas, née Frances Elinor Mapes was born on September 3, 1918, and died on November 6, 2018. She was an American translator of Spanish literature into English. She was the female child of Erwin Kempton Mapes, who was likewise a conspicuous researcher of Spanish-dialect writing. López-Morillas was hitched to the prominent Hispanic researcher Juan ..
Grant R. Osborne was born on July 7, 1942, and died on November 4, 2018. He was an American theologian and New Testament scholar. He was Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Osborne had degrees from Fort Wayne Bible College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and the University of Aberdeen. He represented considerable ..
John Taylor Gatto was born on December 15, 1935, in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, and died on October 25, 2018. He was an American author and school teacher who taught in the classroom for nearly 30 years. Gatto committed quite a bit of his vitality to his showing profession, at that point, following his abdication, created a ..
Sangharakshita was born Dennis Philip Edward Lingwood, on August 26, 1925, and died on October 30, 2018. He was a British Buddhist teacher and writer. He was the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Community, which was known until 2010 as the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, or FWBO. Sangharakshita was one of a handful ..