Regarding Race, Nation, and Our Future

Written Work by Graham T. Baden

Critical Analysis — Three Mothers, Three Daughters: Palestinian Women’s Stories

Away from the streets of Palestine, in the kitchens and salons of Palestinian families, the private lives of Arab women are hidden from the West’s imperial gaze. As interested in … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

John Naisbitt– “Technology as Currency,” High Tech, High Touch

In “Technology is the Currency of our Lives,” found in High Tech, High Touch, published in 1999, the author John Naisbitt discusses a familiar topic, but it in an interesting … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Critical Analysis– Lelia Green’s “What Fuels Technology Change?”

Asking whether technology is a neutral agent in societal change naturally presupposes that technology is in itself the agent of that change. Further, asking whether it is technological or social … Continue reading

March 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Critical Analysis– The Jesuit Relations

The Jesuit Relations, collected and edited by Allan Greer, is an anthology of Jesuit missionary reports written during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. These reports accompanied the encroachment of New … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Critical Analysis– Matthew Restall’s Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest

Matthew Restall’s sweeping and authoritative work, Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest seeks to debunk five centuries of historiographical half-truths. Quoting Armesto, he begins his work by undermining the certainty … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Critical Analysis — Ferdinand Oyono’s Houseboy

Ferdinand Oyono begins his haunting tragedy at the end of a Cameroonian houseboy’s life. “Brother, what are we,” Toundi Onduo asks as he enjoys his last arki, only minutes before … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · 56 Comments