Author Archives: Tao Ameden

Research Post 3

The history and evolution of Mardi Gras This article highlights the evolution of Mardi Gras. It tells how traditions and celebration purposes have changed. It also addresses the stereotypes and assumptions people have about the celebration, when those assumptions of … Continue reading

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Research Post 2

http://www.guardian.co.tt/gie/2012-02-04/carnivalthen-and-now This article addresses Carnival in Trinidad and how it is largely different than it was historically. The author discusses contemporary focuses of Carnival, which are influenced by today’s media and pop culture. Examples that are mentioned are people taking … Continue reading

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Research Post 1

My research is focused around cultural festivals, and the party culture that has developed around them. Many of these festivals have the purpose to celebrate the unique cultures of a country or city, and commemorating the deep historical roots of … Continue reading

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