Category Archives: Globalization
After reading Bastard of Istanbul, I thought you might find this update interesting: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Op-EdContributors/Article.aspx?id=267286 It discusses how many countries and even states within the US have recognized the Armenian Genocide.
As ECU gears up for its Open House next month, this article by my friend and colleague Khaled Fahmy struck me as fascinating, pleading for student participation in politics: http://www.egyptindependent.com/node/709376
On Monday, April 18, 2011 the Ethnic Studies Program hosted a film showing of the film Amreeka. Amreeka is the story of an immigrant family’s journey to the US and their introduction to American culture. It also a continuation of … Continue reading
Nicholas Kristof, co-author of “Half The Sky”, has published an op-ed in the New York Times regarding his perspective on American military action in Libya. While the general consensus in the United States seems to be that we are out … Continue reading
This article from Women’s E-News discusses the rise of the strip club industry in Kenya. Although the practice is illegal, owners circumvent the laws by registering the businesses as bars. Interestingly, there is a comment saying that they want their … Continue reading
Girls who leave their families are being promised a paying job as a domestic worker or as a babysitter, but they end up being used as cybersex chat girls in the Philippines. The Philippines is an established sex trade country, … Continue reading