Would you rather be a Jew in 1942 Nazi Germany or an African slave on a Georgian plantation in August heat circa mid 1800s?
Some of you, if not most of you, got a little uncomfortable after reading that question. 210 more words
This week we’re offering our thoughts and reflections on the recently completed Rio Olympics. Today is part two of our roundtable. It features a Q&A with four of our contributors — Cat Ariail, Josh Howard, Andrew McGregor, and Lindsay Parks Pieper — about their views on the Rio Olympics and its legacy as both scholars and sports fans. 3,168 more words
“In a sense the limitations of Orientalism are, as I said earlier, the limitations that follow upon disregarding, essentializing, denuding the humanity of another culture, people, or geographical region.” ~ Edward Said… 486 more words