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Faculty Activities: Karen Barzman awarded funding for "The Role of Cartography in Negotiating Borders"

Associate Professor Karen Barzman has received funding from the following institutions to underwrite a conference she is organizing at the University of Zadar, Croatia in May 2016 titled… 56 more words


16. bailing with bullets.


#ASA2015: Come Home Messaging on the Radio

Greetings from San Diego! I’m here for the annual meeting of the African Studies Association. On Saturday, at 8:30am in Room 411, I’ll be presenting as a part of a panel on “Accounting for Violence.” My presentation, entitled “Encouraging Rebel Demobilization by Radio in Uganda and the DR Congo: The Case of Come Home Messaging.” It’s part of a chapter from my MA thesis, which is also a forthcoming article. 139 more words


“To remind you of better days and other worlds”

By Amanda Kee

I’ve heard the lilting, at the yowe-milking,

Lassies a-lilting before dawn o’ day;

But now they are moaning on ilka green loaning;

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What does the fox say?

While I was in Barcelona, E introduced me to this.  It is strange but surprisingly catchy.  Also, no problem listening to it with kids around.   12 more words


The Trash Battle Pt. 1 / Four Days Until Seattle

The Skyscraper – Basement Trash Levels

Phil (The Third One) fires lasers from his phone at the relentless army of trash-compactor droids that are encroaching on him and his friends, during this scene that is more than a little influenced by  869 more words

Honest Hour

So What is Living in Hong Kong Really Like?

I’ve been in Hong Kong for  three months now. I like to think I’m getting to know the place fairly well, especially McDonalds and the take out Sushi place across the road. 941 more words

Hong Kong