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Cultural Hybridization

Bhabha states in “Questions of Cultural Identity”  (pg 54) “This ‘part’ culture, This partial culture, is the contaminated yet connective tissue between cultures- at once the impossibility of culture’s containedness and the boundary between. It is indeed something like culture’s ‘in-between’, baffling … Continue reading

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Bhabha and Soccer pt. II

It merits focusing another blog post with regard to Homi Bhabha’s argument, due to its high prevalence to my topic. Bhabha does not liken the location of culture to be here, nor there; he illustrates this claim through a depiction … Continue reading

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Junot Diaz Talks Citizenship, Education & Immigration On The Colbert Report

http://www.uptowncollective.com/2013/03/27/junot-diaz-talks-citizenship-education-immigration-on-the-colbert-report/

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Poor Woman…

The video below is disturbing and although there is no explicit content, it pokes some questions. First, do they all want to rape one woman or they wanted to beat her up because she was not dressed ‘appropriately?’ [youtube KZyo74ESr2s … Continue reading

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TechFeed and Solidifying my Thoughts

I recently found a YouTube channel called TechFeed that makes videos about the latest in technology news.  Subjects range from new devices, censorship news, debates about different company products and more.  While watching some of their videos, I started to … Continue reading

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Hijabi Edge

[youtube cNSWO8KdT1s] What is being made of Hijab fashion? Hijab street fashion?!   A look around the world and their turn on  Hijabi Fashion. [youtube TuI8A9XsXkY]  

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Pop Culture Hijabi’s

So I have been looking into the hijab trends and the shifts in how the hijab has been wore throughout time. I will like to make a slide show or collection of pictures to show the variation in hijab trends … Continue reading

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Do I like yoga becoming globalized?

Does globalization have negative or positive effects on yoga?   Since I’m comparing yoga in different parts of the world and how it is changing, this is an important question for myself I think. It’s a hard question for me … Continue reading

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Research Blog Posts Are Not Happeneing Enough

I read through all the posts here. The quality is excellent but the quantity not so much. It is past the middle of the semester so you should have on average 5 posts on your case study. You need to … Continue reading

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Interview with Hilda Fournier

Here is the transcript for my  interview with Dominican-American student Hilda Fournier. We spoke about issues concerning Dominican identity, compared and contrasted “Dominican-ness” in New York City to Dominican Republic, and she shared her own views on what it means … Continue reading

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