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Exploring Yemen with Twitter: Reflection

Overview In Gary Scudder’s class Dar al-Islam: Yemen, we were required to take part in a 10 week twitter project. Each week were expected to post five tweets, either retweets with short commentary or original tweets, with #Yemen. The intention of this project was to inform ourselves and spread information. In addition to this we […]

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Yemen Twitter Assignment 2017

In COR-330-02 Dar al-Islam – Yemen, we did a ten week project in which we used twitter to connect with current events and pressing issues surrounding the country of Yemen. This involved tweeting out five texts, which could be sharing articles, videos, or self-composed tweets meant as conversational prompts, and then providing a breakdown and […]

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Yemen: Looking Back

Teagan Cook Professor Scudder Yemen December 2015 Understanding Yemen: Looking Back at Elementary Commentary My beginning understanding of the conflict in Yemen was elementary at best. Frankly, my knowledge of Islam and Middle Eastern culture in general were not up to par, and most of my commentary was couched in vague updates on the Houthi […]

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Sina Weibo and China’s Firewalls

For this assignment I wrote about the microblogging site known as Sina Weibo in China. This site is one of the biggest microblogging sites on the internet due to China’s large population along with the blocking of western focused sites like Twitter and Facebook. The site acts like a mixing pot taking in elements of […]

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