Tag Archives: Ethnic Minorities

Afro-Cuban Media Proposal: Me You & Eshu

Final Project Abstract Me, You & Eshu Television Series Treatment The Assignment: Students were prompted to come up with a proposal for a project of some sort of expressive communication that allows them to familiarize an American audience with Afro-Cuban religions and culture. We’re at a point in history where it would be beneficial for […]

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Shamans: Preserving History

As a skeptic of the legitimacy of shamanistic practices; naturally, I decided to research shamans. The supernatural has always been a topic of fascination for me, even if I do not believe. We live in a world where supernatural beliefs tend to get suppressed. In the past, spirits were used to explain the unexplainable; to […]

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Armenian Folk Songs

Every group of people has an event or group of events that shaped the collective memory of that group. What falls into that category for the Arminian people? Did it influence their cultural product? their music? their folk songs? To begin to understand the soul of the arminian culture you must understand that the collective memory of […]

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Ethnic Koreans in China: A Story About a Tense Dinner

Modern migrations from the Korean peninsula to the Manchurian province of China have occurred during three periods, each period of which is marked by a particular geopolitical reason for migration. In the mid-1800’s, the farmers in the northern parts of the Korean peninsula migrated north as a way to escape the droughts afflicting the region. […]

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Artifact Analysis: Circassian Kitchen

Alexander Twombly 10/18/2016 Core 330 Artifact Analysis Circassian kitchen:   Gender roles in jordan have been a very common topic that has been discussed in class recently. As we have talked about in class women are treated very differently in jordan than in the United States. I think that this picture does represent the roles […]

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