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Afro-Cuban Event

America is known as a melting pot for the reason it is the home for an eclectic group of people from all over the world with different religions, cultures, races, ethnicities, and overall beliefs. I cannot stress enough how significant it is for not only Americans, but the entire population to experience and educate their […]



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HE WA‘A NO LEGBA – BOUTEY VODOU -2017

JUSTIN ALAPAKI FERNANDEZ HE WA‘A NO LEGBA – BOUTEY VODOU –2017 Glass bottle, burlap canvas, rope string, mirror, cork This piece explores and celebrates similarities between the island cultures of Haiti and Hawai‘i through the idea of traversing the vast ocean. Every journey has its beginnings and endings, and end of these points is a […]



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Sounds of Amman

As part of an exercise to engage with the people of Jordan, and to connect with the everyday citizen on a more personal and empathic way than merely reading an anthropological report, our class was given an assignment where we had to “live with” a piece of culturally significant art. It was our goal to […]



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Pornography Penetrating the European Union

Pornography is a growing trend that is strongly correlated with the use and availability of the internet, increasing amounts of leisure time and increasingly blurred lines between pornographic material and mainstream culture. Pornography’s penetration into the European culture effects the EU’s economy, law, politics and culture; as well as it’s image. Ultimately, the consumption, content […]



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Jordan Artifact Analysis – Ceramics

The artifact I’ve chosen to analyze is the picture of the woman doing ceramics. I chose this artifact because I’m familiar with ceramic art and can appreciate how difficult it is. Also how beautiful the outcome is as well. It’s an art that takes a lot of patience and leeway to mess up. When an […]



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