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Modernity and Gender: the social constructions of gender on the margins of the empire

Within modernity, Henry Lawson and Joseph Conrad are used as examples of writing that involve both realist and post-colonial structures. Using Lawson and Conrad, this essay discusses the social constrictions of gender on the margins of the empire within its historical context. 1,408 more words


10 Months, 10 Lessons, Part 2

“What’s the Problem You’re Solving?”

That was one of my professor’s favorite lines whenever we’d ask him for insights on our business ideas. Not only was it the most common question we’d hear from him, but it was also the question that would always leave most of us – or at least me­ – thinking long and hard. 1,225 more words


"The power of the black earth": Mussorgsky's "Khovanschina"

It’s a fairly uncontroversial contention that Verdi and Wagner were the two towering opera composers of the nineteenth century – especially in the latter half of the nineteenth century. 2,500 more words

Michelle Carter Gets A Slap On The Wrist, Which Is A Lot For Someone Who Didn't Actually Kill Anyone

The infamous Michelle Carter. The first woman ever convicted of killing a man with a text message had her sentence handed down to her today and people are not happy about it.  440 more words

Ryze August Promotion!

Lance Conrad is announcing our promotion for Ryze.  There are graphics below explaining the promotion.

Hotel review: Conrad Bangkok

I’ve already reviewed the executive lounge at Conrad, which, apart from a few service mishaps, was excellent. Now to the rest of the hotel. 852 more words