Posted on November 16, 2015
Take a look at the new resources now available in many of your favorite In Context products:
Biography In Context
New homepage spotlights were added in the past few weeks that include:
- Country music star Carrie Underwood who recently co-hosted the 2015 Country Music Awards with fellow artist Brad Paisley.
- Native American leader Geronimo, in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.
- Actress Jennifer Lawrence will be appearing in the final installment of the Hunger Games series, Hunger Games Mockingjay, Part 2 opening November 20.
- New Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, son of Pierre Elliott Trudeau
- Journalist and author Ta-Nahisi Coates who won a MacArthur Genius grant this year and whose book Between the World and Me was shortlisted for the 2015 National book Award in Nonfiction.
New portal pages and a homepage video were posted including:
- Notorious pirates Edward Teach (“Blackbeard”) and William Kidd (“Captain Kidd”)
- Feminist writer and activist Mary Wollstonecraft, mother of Mary Shelly who is the author of “Frankenstein”
- Stephen Curry, player for the Golden State Warriors
- “The Walking Dead” actor Steven Yeun
- Video “Out There: Einstein’s Telescope”: A nod to the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity