Friday Five: Beyond Seattle vs. Denver

In the run up to the Super Bowl, the strengths and weaknesses of each side are being discussed non-stop on ESPN. Maybe, this is why we are drawn to debate this week. As a blog, we can’t help but notice the controversy over blogging that has erupted in academia this week when the International Studies […]

Friday Five: Walking in others’ shoes

As we wave goodbye to winter break and head into another semester of graduate school, we are drawn to stories that challenge the privileged perspective. Taking a minute to reflect on our commonly held beliefs, the real meaning behind thoughtless analogies, and past defamations helps to warm up our sociological minds this week. I don’t […]