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Let’s start the blog! For my individual research journal, I am studying linguistics in the southern United States, as well as the cultural Creole influence and history. As a Spanish/GS double major, I find language and culture to be uniquely … Continue reading

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Butler: Multi-Dimensional Approach

In discussing Judith Butler, we realized that we wanted to take approaches and theories discussed in class and apply them directly to Butler’s article. At first we were overwhelmed with the plethora of approaches possible to take, but once we … Continue reading

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Roland Barthes: The man, the myths

Barthes is a thinker, thats for sure. Despite the complexity of his arguments, there lies a unique truth surrounding the myths of popular culture and their creations within specific cultural contexts. Although many of the myths may seem outdated for … Continue reading

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A Must Watch: Wade Davis on Ethnobotany and Making Cultural Meaning

A friend of mine recently watched this video in her ethnobotany class, and recommended it to me due to its cultural content. Wade Davis is an anthropologist who has lived with several different cultures and tribes throughout his career. He … Continue reading

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Discussing the Class Intro Photographs

During our cafe discussion, we found ourselves interested in the powerpoint photographs and one in particular sparked our interest. Aside from the Marx readings which we found quite difficult, we were intrigued by the meaning of the photo of the … Continue reading

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