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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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The Naxi Present

Timothy Moore 4/16/15 COR-330-11 Miriam Horne The Naxi Present For my Tourism and Ethnicity Project I decided to do a paper conveying my thoughts and feelings of the Naxi people. Throughout the semester we were trained to see the differences between tourist information and true cultural practices. When looking at the Naxi people it’s easy […]



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Jiliang Story

Intent Jiliang Story is a hypertext adventure game, built in HTML via the free and open source application Twine. Twine is described on Twinery.org as being “an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories,” that “was originally created by Chris Klimas in 2009 and is now maintained by a whole bunch of people at several […]



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The Mosuo: China’s Matrilinear Ethnic Minority

The Mosuo: China’s Matrilinear Ethnic Minority The Mosuo are a group in China, grouped by the government as being part of the Naxi minority. Their population resided primarily around Lugu Lake, located in the Himalayas. This group peaked my interest  when I learned about their global reputation of being the world’s singular, ancient “matriarchy”. I […]



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