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Media Ideologies, Contested Authenticities, and Socality Barbie

by Travis Cooper @socalitybarbie, 2015’s Instagram sensation, has an impressive 1.3 million followers on the platform, up from just over 7,000 back in September. Although not as popular as @taylorswift (with 60.4 million Instagram followers), @socalitybarbie’s mysterious curator, only recently … Continue reading

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Who Stands with Ahmed and Why?

In this past Monday’s post, Joseph Laycock discusses the Ahmed Mohamed affair–the 14-year old Texas boy arrested for bringing a clock to school, mistaken for a bomb, despite a clear lack of evidence–and asks whether it is “necessary to believe … Continue reading

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That Irish Vote for Same-Sex Marriage

by Eoin O’Mahony Late last week, a majority of citizens in Ireland voted to accept same-sex marriage. Many states in Europe and North America have legislated for same-sex marriage but Ireland’s citizens voted to amend the country’s constitution. 62% (or … Continue reading

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To Tweet or not to Tweet? Social Media in the Classroom

by James Dennis LoRusso The typical humanities student today experiences a multi-faceted exposure to new technologies.  I have given lectures that move seamlessly between video clips from Youtube, online news articles, and animated power point.  Courses regularly require students to … Continue reading

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This Week in Religion: Christian Pagan-envy, Religion and Technology, Jesus v. Obesity

According to recent polls, “46% of Americans believe that God created humans in their present form at one point within the past 10,000 years,” up 2% from 1982. And a new study at U.C. Berkeley suggests that “less religious people … Continue reading

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