Few can forget the images of young people flooding the streets of Tunis to protest a corrupt government during what would become the dawn of the Arab Spring. Nearly four years later a group of American youth are witnessing the birth of a new democratic nation, not on their TV screens miles away, but from […]
I quickly learned that almost everyone was connected in some way to the Nicaraguan Revolution or the following Contra War of the 1980s, and they recounted their stories as if they had occurred yesterday.
I arrived in Mongolia wearing sandals.
“We are a culture run on 400 years of colonialism.” With this jarring claim, intersectional and transnational feminist scholar, Gloria Wekker, began what was a poignant and dynamic lecture on her most recent scholarship, an examination of traditional psychoanalytical theory and its place in the broader Dutch context, one of “racial innocence.”
Students studying Tibetan and Himalayan history and religion got the experience of a lifetime last week when they had a private audience with the Dalai Lama.