Founded inthe Civitella Ranieri Foundation is an artist residency program that has hosted over Fellows and Director's Guests at its 15th century castle in Umbria.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Important events of include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project finished inthe launch of the Hubble Space Telescopethe separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
Yugoslavia 's communist regime collapses amidst increasing internal tensions and multiparty elections held within its constituent republics result in separatist governments being elected in most of the republics marking the beginning of the breakup of Yugoslavia.
Also in this year began the crisis that would lead to the Gulf War in following the Iraq invasion and the largely internationally unrecognized annexation of Kuwait resulting in a crisis in the Persian Gulf involving the issue of the sovereignty of Kuwait and fears by Saudi Arabia over Iraqi aggression against their oil fields near Kuwait, this resulted in Operation Desert Shield being enacted with an international coalition of military forces being built up on the Kuwaiti-Saudi border with demands for Iraq to peacefully withdraw from Kuwait.
Also in this year, Nelson Mandela was released from prison, and Margaret Thatcher resigned as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after over 11 years. In most western countries the Echo Boom peaked in ; fertility rates declined thereafter.Creative Writing Fellowships.
WHAT IS A CREATIVE WRITING FELLOWSHIP? Creative Writing fellowships are awards of merit, based on a writer’s body of work, and honoring Wyoming’s literary artists whose work reflects serious and exceptional writing.
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Important events of include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome. Alice Munro. Alice Munro is a major Canadian author highly acclaimed as a contemporary master of the short story.
Between and the present she has published fifteen collections of short fiction.
Although Munro's story is fiction, Kovalevskaya's mathematical achievements and her relationships with key mathematicians of the era, such as Weierstrass, Mittag-Leffler, and Poincaré, are based on fact. "Actually, this science [mathematics] requires great fantasy," Alice Munro quotes Kovalevskaya as .
-- Alice Munro Alice Ann Munro (ne Laidlaw ; born 10 July ) is a Canadian short-story writer, winner of the Man Booker International Prize for her lifetime body of work, three-time winner of Canada's Governor General's Award for fiction, and a perennial contender for the Nobel Prize.