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The Most Important Part of a Selfie? The Face

Take your belfies (butt selfies), feet-at-the-beach-selfies, and back of the head selfies and move over. Those pictures are valid and worth documentation of course, but… 601 more words

Hope for the Future and a Bright Red Nose

By Justin Rossow

Of course the hood on his sweatshirt is up: the young African American man in the Walgreens line in front of me looks like he is doing his best to fit a stereotype. 501 more words

Cultural Studies

Obama Talks Trans-Pacific Partnership, and Politics at OFA Summit

WASHINGTON — Thursday, April 23rd, President Barack Obama spoke like the grassroots organizer of his Chicago days. Full-disclosure, I attended the OFA Spring Summit, 2015, as an OFA Fellow. 203 more words

Cultural Studies

Extra Credit Opportunity

As promised, I have placed a DVD of Stuart Hall’s Race, The Floating Signifier on reserve in the Kolligian Library Audio Visual Room. The AV Room can accommodate up to ten students, so you can even arrange a viewing party if you’d like. 89 more words

Extra Credit

The Political Unconscious; Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act

It is clear that the work of art cannot itself be asked to change the world or to transform itself into political praxis; on the other hand, it would be desirable to develop a keener sense of the complexity and ambiguity of that process loosely termed reflection or expression. 49 more words

Good And Evil

University of Virginia Postdoctoral Fellowship/Lectureship in Global Development Studies

Deadline: May 11

Length: 1 year, possible renewal for a 2nd

Comments: “Seeking a humanistic social scientist, but applicants may specialize in any discipline, including humanities. 109 more words

Multiple Ethnicities

University of Virginia Postdoctoral Fellowship/Lectureship in Global Development Studies

Deadline: May 11

Length: 1 year, possible renewal for a 2nd

Comments: “Seeking a humanistic social scientist, but applicants may specialize in any discipline, including humanities. 109 more words

Explicitly Gender