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Roots.... Some Reflections .... Questions To Ponder

Barack Obama is here in India, and I was originally planning to write a post about his visit. However, it is also our 66th Republic Day, and a conversation that I had over dinner lead me to write about something else entirely. 386 more words


Michele Koven Researcher Profile

Michele Koven is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with courtesy appointments in the Departments of Anthropology. French, Global Studies, and the Center for Writing Studies. 504 more words

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Back in the Land of Kimchi

Something that struck me upon this particular return to Korea, my home for the past 3.5 years, is that I have grown surprisingly comfortable here. I’ve gotten used to the decreased eye contact and increased physical contact. 312 more words

Day To Day Life

Sophie Cooper on the Irish in Melbourne

Thank you to everyone who came along to our first seminar of this semester’s series. There was a great turnout for Sophie’s paper and some really interesting questions were asked. 42 more words

Please don't go...

The grocery store killings in Paris entered public discourse. They became a story about Jews, security, and anti-Semitism – about Jewish futures and lack of future in Europe, and about Israel’s assertion of protective custody. 854 more words

Literary Image and Chinese-American Cultural Identity: A Dynamic Approach

Session 5 — Language, Culture, and Chinese-American Interactions

Lidan Zou
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
Jilin University, China
Email: bellelinda@163.com 270 more words


Sand Dunes

A. Singhelm here, as I’m sure you could have guessed. Today I wonders when it became wrong to be human in the United State of America. 1,637 more words