In this series, "The Textures of Sexuality," we have undergraduate students from two schools considering how the body is implicated in storytelling devices used in popular media. Elizabethtown College student Hannah Ciocco begins with a discussion of Stewart M. Hoover and Curtis D. Coats' Does God Make the Man: Media, Religion, and the Crisis of Masculinity, (New … Continue reading American Masculinity and Media Crisis
...the DAPL debate merely represents a continuation of the misunderstanding of and disregard for Native Americans' understanding of their own religious traditions.
Learn more about Dr. Goodwin’s amazing class here and follow the hashtag #SyrRelBodies on Twitter for a well-curated discussion of US religions and the regulation of bodies of color.
In this piece, Samantha Mundorff theorizes about the conflict around the Chinese Muslim population known as the Uighurs. She theorizes how ancient Chinese political philosophy may inform the contemporary state’s policy on the minority group.
Sam Epps explores the formation of Boko Haram and the lesser publicized effects it has had on Nigeria.