Around the World in 30 Days – May 2016
May30

Around the World in 30 Days – May 2016

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report “Robots that care for us as we grow old. Cyberattacks against our homes. Extinct animals brought back to life. Ubiquitous sensors eliminating privacy as we now know it. Everybody will have a scandal! In ten years, a small earpiece will whisper what is being said to you in your native language near simultaneously to the foreign language being spoken.” I agree with Alec Ross,...

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Alice Through My Looking Glass
May05

Alice Through My Looking Glass

5 Years later, it is once again time for a little madness….. It’s just over 5 years since my daughter and I (on the heels of Tim Burton’s 200 million dollar Alice In Wonderland movie that has grossed a whopping $1,025,467,110 to date) self-published The Real Alice in Wonderland. Our book tells the story behind the publication of the handwritten, hand-illustrated original manuscript, Alice’s Adventures...

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Around the World in 30 Days — October 2015
Oct29

Around the World in 30 Days — October 2015

C. M. Rubin’s Global Education Report The stark problem of inequality from a wide range of theoretical and hands-on perspectives was a major theme in my global discussions this month. Inequality (gender and economic) causes huge gaps in who can get a good education, but it also creates gaps in who are unable to use their education for employment. The solutions are numerous and complex, but one fact is clear — reducing...

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The Global Search for Education: Celebrating Alice – Listen to the Real Alice…
Oct16

The Global Search for Education: Celebrating Alice – Listen to the Real Alice…

Alice Pleasance Liddell Hargreaves and President Nicholas Murray Butler Columbia University at the 1932 Centenary Celebration of Lewis Carroll’s birth When you hear the voice of the Real Alice In Wonderland – Alice Pleasance Hargreaves – extending her thanks to President Nicholas Murray Butler of Columbia University at the spectacular centenary celebrations held in the old Columbia gymnasium on May 4, 1932, you will...

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Alice – What is Alice150?
May14

Alice – What is Alice150?

Dr. April Lynn James (aka Madison Hatta) performing The Twinkle Bat Variations: A Work and Life in Progress Alice150: Celebrating Wonderland will be a global festival beginning in early October 2015 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 1865. Author Tim Manley and his delightful book, Alice in Tumblr-land The festival that The Lewis Carroll Society of North America...

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Alice – The Curious Invention of Lewis Carroll
Feb05

Alice – The Curious Invention of Lewis Carroll

“In the 1840 exhibition, Carroll discovered a treasure trove of curiosities that is sure to have inspired him as a writer.  It’s quite possible that he saw the dodo which is now on display in our new gallery.” – Roger Jeffery Renowned Alice in Wonderland artist Frances Broomfield is currently working on several new Alice paintings to celebrate the global, national and local events being orchestrated by the...

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