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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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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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The Onion: Tourists Have Close Call

Why Satire? For my Final Project, I used satire to address the idea that many tourists allow themselves to remain detached or unaware of the impacts of tourism on the people, livelihoods and natural environment of the places they visit. Beyond that, I explored the idea of how people native to an area live and […]



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Unearthing the Past of the forgotten Europeans

The discoveries made in the Tarim river basin ameliorate the brazen paradigms of our past assumptions, enabling us to gain a better understanding of the circumstances that encouraged the migration, dissemination, and development of people and cultures across the planet. One of the reasons this discovery was so extraordinary was because of the unprecedented condition […]



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