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Preliminary Reading/Viewing List

Feel free to add your own and contribute questions or comments. Critical Development Studies and Failed Revolution Maria Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, The Revolutionary Imagination in the Americas and the Age of Development (A really excellent academic book about Che, Malcolm X, Rigoberta … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up/Final Due Dates

Nice job today; sorry there wasn’t enough time to really get into many of the issues you raised in your very interesting and provocative presentations. But in any case, I hope you had a good time; you guys were great … Continue reading

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Revolution in 2009?

Marking the one year anniversary of the death of George Tiller, a prominent “abortion doctor”, I revisited an article written in the hours following his murder. In full disclosure, I will mention that I do not believe in abortion under … Continue reading

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“Achie Nonaûmwem” (Nic’s post)

While I was eating my cereal laden with Land O’Lakes milk, I stumbled upon an article regarding the remembrance ceremony of Deer Island concentration camp victims. For those of us who are not familiar with geography or history, Deer Island … Continue reading

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Blogging and Last Day

I just wanted to remind you all that Tuesday is the last day of class and you must have your blog posts up by that time.  I encourage you all to begin drafting your posts early and to make sure … Continue reading

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Assignment for Thursday 7/8 and Blog Ideas

Great job today; remember, again, that this stuff is very tricky to talk about, particularly postmodernism because people are still trying to decide what it is. For Thursday, think about the Adichie “Danger of a Single Story” clip. Here it … Continue reading

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Sample Blog Entry

Here’s a blog entry I actually wrote a few months ago when I was in Bolivia, slightly modified for the purposes of this class; we’ll talk a bit about it tomorrow. Watching Avatar in La Paz Last night I finally … Continue reading

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