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Dr. Ben Jordan Thinks we all Need a Little History Lesson About the Early Boy Scouts

We know them from their involvement in community service, in-depth knowledge of knots nobody's ever heard of, helping old ladies across the street , and the occasional appearance in indie cinema , but what do we actually know about the Boy Scouts of America? In his new book,  Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930, Benjamin René Jordan deconstructs the contemporary concepts of masculinity by taking an in-depth look at... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Thursday, Mar 10

Ben Cauley and the Music that Lives On in Memphis

Words: Berlin Howell, Images: Servando Mireles Before I ever crossed paths with Crockett Hall, one of our mutual friends had mentioned a David Bowie tribute concert where he’d be playing drums in a new band. Given the buzz surrounding Memphis Does Bowie , I knew I had to look him up when I saw Crockett Hall on the lineup. A video of their performance on Local Memphis Live had been the only accessible music online. Only the song “Movin’ West” could be found, which made determining... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Tuesday, Mar 8

10 Books Every Woman Should Read During Women's History Month

By Chase K. Encalade March is Women’s History Month. The following 10 books are written by women and exemplify what it has meant—and what it means—to be a woman both in the past and now. These works are both thoughtful and engaging; if you dig deep enough you may just see a glimpse of yourself in them. Eat Pray Love Elizabeth Gilbert Eat Pray Love is the story of a young woman leaving behind the frills and adornments of modern day American life and embarking on a journey to... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Mar 7

Against Political Futility

By Dr. Leigh M. Johnson. Photo Above: Getty Images This article originally appeared in Leigh's blog, ReadMoreWriteMoreThinkMoreBeMore , and has been updated. At one point during the most recent GOP Presidential debate, the closed-captions read: “[unintelligible yelling]” This is the new low that public discourse has reached in our country. I suspect I'm not the only one who sometimes wonders what the point is in trying at all to maintain some sort of serious, active, and... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Tuesday, Mar 1

Muslims in Memphis

By Mustafa Hmood What is Muslims in Memphis? That’s a good question to ask in March, especially if you live in Memphis.  It’s both an annual observance for celebrating the Muslim component of the city and a name given to an organization that holds events in March of every year.  As mentioned in their website , the goal of the organization is “to engage in an outreach program to the larger community of Memphis & the Mid-south, in order to educate/inform and dispel myths... Read More
Posted by Editorial Board at Tuesday, Mar 1

On Being Black

By Chase K. Encalade We hear it all the time. Some of us are more aware of it than others. The United States is a melting pot of many different cultures and ethnicities. It makes sense that there would be some dispute and lack of understanding among the many sub-communities that exist. Racism still exists. Personally, I get questions leaning more towards how I identify. “What are you?” “What are you mixed with?” And my favorite: “Are you completely black?” These questions never... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Feb 29

What I Learned About Humanizing Kesha

By Morgan Harper. Photo above: Getty Images Very recently, I caught drift of some terrible news about one of my favorite artists-a rowdy, wild, spirited girl with questionable morals and even more questionable taste in clothing and men, who we all know and love for her upbeat pop music. Of course, I’m talking about none other than Kesha Rose Sebert, formerly known as Ke$ha. Last Friday, Kesha’s trial with Dr. Luke erupted into pop culture news sites everywhere and trended among social... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Friday, Feb 26

Spreading Blue for Autism Speaks

Words by Morgan Harper, Photos by Servando Mireles Since Alpha Xi Delta first partnered with Autism Speaks in 2009, chapters all over the country have created unique, successful fundraisers to collect over $3 million for the organization . At CBU, the Theta Pi chapter has assembled various fundraising events for Autism Speaks around campus, including their annual Blue Out game. For the past four years, this group of women has rallied the student body to meet in Canale and cheer on our... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Wednesday, Feb 24

Reflections on Black History Month in Memphis

By Dr. Neal Palmer I have been thinking a lot lately about Black History. In my World History Since 1500 course we recently covered the Atlantic Slave Trade. Last week I attended Dr. Peniel E. Joseph’s inspiring talk about Stokely Carmichael at the University of Memphis, and a few weeks ago I read Martha Parks’ excellent article in the Memphis Flyer on the Ell Persons lynching. Such concentrated attention on Black History is fitting, especially during Black History Month . We... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Friday, Feb 19

Valentine's Day

By Servando Mireles February is here, and Valentines Day is just around the corner — so if you have not made dinner reservations by now at that fancy restaurant she’s been talking about, now might be time. There are three kinds of people in this world you’re probably going to come across on social media on Valentines Day:  The lovey-dovey couple walking to class holding hands   The ones that are single and detest everything about the day The... Read More
Posted by Editorial Board at Thursday, Feb 11

SWISHmas Eve: The Night Before Kanye’s Seventh Album

By Berlin Howell Take a deep breath; you’re going to be fine. Or maybe not. But either way, you survived 2015  and can rest easy knowing the first/worst month of the year is over (Morgan is celebrating somewhere). February will provide all you have ever needed: Kanye West’s seventh LP. Three years have passed since his last release, and there exists on that album a crude, manic Kanye we may never hear again. Yeezus is its title, an oftentimes over-looked but nonetheless... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Wednesday, Feb 10

10 Black History Pioneers you’ve Probably Never Heard of

By Chase Encalade 1) Edward Alexander Bouchet: first African American graduate of Yale, first African American Phi Beta Kappa, first African American to earn a doctorate from an American University Edward Alexander Bouchet was born in 1852 in New Haven , Connecticut. In 1876, he graduated with a doctorate in physics from Yale . Bouchet looked for a position at a university, but due to the racism of the 1900s he could not acquire one . Instead, Bouchet was hired at... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Wednesday, Feb 10

Nine Things Every 901 Kid Could Relate to in the ’90s

By Morgan Harper 1. Dreading going in to the zoo because you knew you'd have to sit still and pose in front of the concrete animals by the entrance while your mom dug out her disposable camera to take a picture.   Every. Time. 2. Getting super excited about riding the trolley around downtown    Even before any of us had a clue about Club 152 or Silky's, a trip downtown was always an adventure... 3. The best part of your week was going to your... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Feb 8

A Lament of January: Why the First Month is the Worst Month

By Morgan Harper Ah, January. It's like Monday, but worse, and much longer. It's cold, and it's soggy. December has dropped you off on January's doorstep with a holiday-induced, emotional hangover, left to fend for yourself. Sheryl Crow once said, "The first cut is the deepest," and I think she must have been talking about January, because it's the first month of the year, and always the most miserable and difficult, pain-of-a month to push through. Last week, we powered through what... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Feb 1

Memphis Acts to Help Residents in Flint, MI

Since city officials in Flint, MI first warned residents to cease drinking water because of heightened lead levels found in the city's water supply on October 1st  of last year , the crisis has reached endemic proportions. Lead, which has been known to cause memory loss, headaches, and stunted intelligence in children, has already been found in the elevated blood levels in thousands across the city, and will most likely plague the health of residents for the duration of their lives. And... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Friday, Jan 29

My History with David Bowie and the Existential Assertions of Blackstar

By: Berlin Howell Death steals goodbyes. Of the people we lose, we have all longed for another day, one last interaction, a final word. A few weeks have passed since we lost David Bowie, but unlike most deaths, he left behind an interactive conversation. Blacksta r , his newest and final album, is a set of answers to our own existential questions: What is life like at the end? Were you content? What happens next, after death? Blackstar came out on Bowie’s 69th birthday, just... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Thursday, Jan 28

Tips from a Frequent Flyer

By Gabriela Morales Traveling to new places is great fun, but sometimes the process of getting ready before you actually leave the ground can be quite tedious and nerve-wrecking at times if you aren’t sure of what you’re doing. Here are seven simple tips to help make your travel experience the best it can possibly be. 1. Before you book your flight, try to see if you can get certified as a TSA Pre-Check member. It has an additional cost but will save you A LOT of time while you’re... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Jan 25

Where We Go with Dr. King in 2016

By: Chase Encalade Since 2000, the third Monday of January has been observed as Martin Luther King Jr. day in the U.S. Like most federal holidays, many of us only see this day as a well needed break from school and work; but in reality it’s so much more. While this day honors the life and legacy of a prolific man, it also demands that we step back and reflect on how his vision of equality and union in the U.S. has been fulfilled and where it has yet to come to pass. The Reverend Dr. Martin... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Thursday, Jan 21

10 Struggles Every College Student Faces at the Turn of 2nd Semester

By: Morgan Harper 1. Having no clue where your classes are when you're already running 5 minutes late This makes for great first impressions on those professors that you've never had before. Just kidding. It doesn't. You'll be lucky to get a C in this class now. 2. Walking into a classroom and silently praying you can find a familiar face to sit next to. Or worse… walking into a class and realizing you know absolutely no one to borrow notes from. 3. Trying to decide what... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Friday, Jan 15

Beyond the I Have A Dream Speech: Six Things Most People Don't Know About MLK

By Taylor Flake, Carlton Moore, and David Lawson Whether you choose to call him Reverend King, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Brother Martin, or even more simply MLK, there are six central themes and ideas that come to mind when we think of the late great Martin Luther King. King’s legacy of nonviolence and his “I Have A Dream" speech come to mind when we think of him, but like most people, there are quite a few things that most people don’t know about King. We have already learned so much... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Jan 11

Mystery, Cold, and Death Abounds in Tarantino's The Hateful Eight

By: Berlin Howell For most of the 21st century, “that new Tarantino” has become a shorthanded anecdote for “the most recently released Quentin Tarantino movie,” and all that’s necessary to strike an endless conversation. Few artists have held the world’s attention so consistently, and few artists make use of that attention like Tarantino. The Hateful Eight is his eighth film and in many ways references his filmography. A sequence of chapters, a cast of familiar faces, and a hyperbole of... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Jan 11

Win or Lose, the Grizzlies and Memphis Are Connected in This Journey

By: Austin Crowder Photo Above: Memphis Art Project , Mural by Brandon Marshall This article originally appeared in Grizzly Bear Blues , an SB Nation Affiliate Site Around this time last year the Memphis Grizzlies had the best record in the NBA, bearing to the nation the "grit and grind" mentality that has seeped deep into the DNA of this great city. This season the wins and losses are different, but the story of the Memphis Grizzlies is still the story of their fans and of... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Sunday, Jan 10

Looking Back: Best of Memphis Music in 2015

By: Berlin Howell Despite somewhat of a drought that's characterized the first half of the 2010's, Memphis' local music scene has flourished in 2015. Both independent and signed artists are building and growing dedicated followers outside of Memphis, and the city has seen an outgrowth of local releases and performances. 2015 has been a year that made us all proud to be Memphians, and music lovers were given a diverse spectrum of albums from a cadre of artists born and raised in the Bluff... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Saturday, Jan 9

New Domestic Abuse Network Helps in The Aftermath

By Jerica Burgette This post originally appeared in makememphis.org Within the past few months, three acquaintances of mine have sent me messages on Facebook, asking for advice on how to deal with a domestic abuse situation they’ve found themselves in. On the bright side, they’d left the person. But they now needed resources to get back on their feet as a single parent, advice on how to get expensive medical bills paid after being seriously injured, legal direction on how... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Thursday, Jan 7

Celebrating History's Most Famous Refugee, Ignoring the Rest

By: Chase Encalade With December upon us, it is a good time to remember the reason we celebrate Christmas. Some call it the greatest story ever told. According to Christian tradition, an angel of God appeared to a young girl from Nazareth, named Mary. The angel tells her that she will give birth to the Son of God; a king whose reign will have no end. Fast forward roughly nine months later and Joseph (Mary’s husband) is called to Bethlehem to pay his taxes. He and his pregnant wife ride... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Thursday, Dec 31

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

For many in the U.S., Thanksgiving is a holiday in which scattered family members congregate around one table for a feast of great proportion, and may even engage in seldom-held (or just plain awkward) conversations that bring out the past from its forgotten dwelling. But whether you find yourself next to a distant cousin or your favorite aunt, this holiday is almost guaranteed to raise the audible levels of one's family. In years past, these conversations were stored in one's carb-laden memory... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Wednesday, Dec 2

Highlights from the 2015 Bell Tower Gala

For the fourth year in a row, generations of CBU Buccaneers came together for one night to celebrate the past, and get a glimpse of the future at Memphis' first university. The event took place on November 14 at the Hilton Memphis, and brought hundreds of alumni and friends of the university for a night of music, dining, cocktails, and a live auction of artifacts from the razed Kenrick Hall .  During the night, Galleon staff writers had the chance to make their way around the floor to... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Nov 30

Why Give to Education?

By: Bob Arnold Tired of Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Giving Tuesday was established in 201 2 to better reflect the spirit of the season. It’s a day to remember – and support – the nonprofit organizations that are making a difference in our communities, cities, country, and the world.   CBU has been one of those organizations for more than 140 years. Our university is rooted in the heart of Memphis, as evidenced by our deep connections to the community. These include numerous... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Nov 30

Shelby County Schools Eye Crosstown

By: Bill Dries This article originally appeared in The Memphis Daily News Photo Above: Andrew J. Breig Shelby County Schools wants to open a high school at Crosstown Concours e. SCS superintendent Dorsey Hopson confirmed the school district’s interest Wednesday, Nov. 18.  “We’ve spoken with some of the local funders about putting together some plan to ensure that there are some high-quality options there,” Hopson said. “There are a number of different ways that we’re thinking... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Tuesday, Nov 24

Preserving the Dignity of Syrian Refugees — Reflections from a Katrina Refugee

Photo Above: AP By: Chase Encalade In March of 2011, in the small country of Syria, a civil war broke out. It started when fourteen school boys were arrested and tortured for painting anti-government graffiti on the walls in the city of Daraa . The citizens took to the streets to object the arrest and torture of the boys by their government. The people of Syria received an unexpected compensation for their protests. The government angrily opened fire on the protestors killing four... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Thursday, Nov 19

Title Fight in Oxford: Like Gold Dust

By: Berlin Howell The announcement of a last-minute Title Fight house show should have surprised any fan of their music, because the Northeast-born band had presumably grown past such small capacity performances— at least for fire hazard’s sake. Thanks to a canceled headliner and gracious Oxfordian host, I made it to see Title Fight in a living room with about thirty other people. They were brought here by way of a national tour with Desaparecidos, which was scheduled to play in Oxford at ... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Wednesday, Nov 18

Closed Borders, Open Doors

By: Dr. Leigh M. Johnson This post originally appeared in the blog readmorewritemorethinkmorebemore Paris was ambushed by  seven separate terrorist actions last Friday , a horrific set of events eerily reminiscent of both the  Charlie Hebdo  massacre less than a year ago and the  2008 Mumbai attacks . Any one of them-- the mass shootings in various restaurants and bars, the suicide bombing outside of a soccer match at the Stade de France, the hostage-taking... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Wednesday, Nov 18

National Novel Writing Month - Week 2

By: Erin Aulfinger November 7, 2015 (9,125 words written) Writing can be erratic. One day you might have tons of ideas, and get 1,500 words down. Others, you’re too busy and creatively drained to even think about writing more than two or three words. I often find that how much I write depends on the day.   If I know I’ve got early morning classes one day, I know I’m not going to write as much. Similarly, if my first class doesn’t start until noon, I’ve got an extra three hours... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Wednesday, Nov 18

Fighting Food Waste

By: Blaire Jefferson Have you ever driven along the major streets in Memphis and seen the large number of homeless and hungry people? Do you ever wish you could help but are unsure what they'll spend the money on if you do? The population of homeless and hungry here is astounding-there are over 1,800 people that need food and shelter, as mentioned in a 2009 article in the Memphis Flyer . While we cannot provide them with shelter, we can provide them with food. You may ask who “we”... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Tuesday, Nov 17

Unusual Brain Activity Leads Students and Professors to New Conclusions

By: Toni Patrick, Stephanie Allen-Winters, Patrick Woody, and Dr. Jeff Sable It was the brain that brought us together. With majors in biochemistry, biology, interdisciplinary studies, natural science, and psychology, we came together because we wanted to study the brain. “I’m interested in neurology,” says Stephanie Allen-Winters (Biology ’14), “so it made sense to learn about the techniques used to study it and to understand the EEGs I might be looking at.” Stephanie is currently... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Nov 16

A Letter of Gratitude from the Daughter of a Veteran

By: Chase Encalade On this Veterans Day,  let us remember the sacrifices of those who wrote their individual lives off for the good of this country. Throughout his life my father has worn many hats; son, brother, husband, dad (my personal favorite), policeman, constable, fireman, and politician just to name a few.  My favorite to use against the middle school bullies however was "Marine." “My dad can beat up your dad” was typical talk in my 6th grade classroom.  When... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Wednesday, Nov 11

The Lost Boys Come Home-A Recap of Memphis' Largest Book Club

By: Gabriela Morales Over the last four years, incoming freshmen at CBU have arrived on campus on their first day of class with a common experience: they’ve all read the same book during the summer before they ever step foot inside a classroom together. This experience is part of CBU’s Fresh Reads Program, a summer-long program for freshmen (in addition to some upperclassmen and faculty members) that’s intended to force participants to reflect on their own lives and the lives of those... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Tuesday, Nov 10

Bridge From Poverty

By: Dr. John Smarrelli Jr. This article originally appeared in an op-ed letter in the Commercial Appeal Last Friday, I had the opportunity to attend Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s announcement that the federal government would be providing Pell Grant support to high school students seeking dual enrollment credit from either two- or four-year colleges. As CBU’s president, I applaud efforts to make college courses accessible to our qualified high school students, as we... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Thursday, Nov 5

Kenrick Lamar in Atlanta - A Review of Kunta's Groove Sessions

By: Berlin Howell Memphis to Atlanta is quite a drive for a Tuesday, but I would gladly have traveled much further for one of Kunta’s Groove Sessions , a short tour of intimate Kendrick Lamar performances. Away from the dreary skies of Tennessee, my friend Ramon and I left for the 2,000-person venue The Tabernacle around noon. Part of me is embarrassed to admit that I missed my art class for a show, but mostly I’m already prepared to tell my future kids that I was among the first... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Nov 2

Hurricane Patricia and the Miracle I Witnessed

Photo: Nasa/Reuters By: Chase Encalade Two weeks ago Julia left Mexico as it was preparing for what was sure to be the worst natural disaster it had ever seen. Julia is a friend of mine who spent a week with the children of an orphanage- reading with them, providing food for them, and telling them of the hope that lies in the love of Jesus Christ. During the time that Julia was in Mexico, forecasts indicated that Hurricane Patricia would leave nothing but devastation in her wake.... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Nov 2

A Haunted Halloween in Memphis

By: Summer Rudd It isn't uncommon for Memphis to be referred to as a "scary" city. While most of its natives have learned to love and appreciate Memphis for all that their it has to offer, its reputation as one of the most crime stricken cities of the U.S. is enough to have many visitors unnerved when they walk down Beale Street and its surrounding areas.   But what about the sights that have been named legendary by those who have had the most frightening... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Saturday, Oct 31

It's a Vegan Halloween!

By: Alani Lee Every year around the holiday season, I begin to panic.  Not from the fear of ghosts and goblins, but from the fear that I will have to sit through another Halloween party or event with limited food choices. And, apparently, there are only so many apples that you’re allowed to bob for before someone starts complaining. I often find myself shifting back and forth around various rooms hunting for something, anything cruelty-free that I can snack on. For many, the answer is... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Friday, Oct 30

Celebrating Halloween Around the World

By Gabriela Morales Every year on the 31st of October, people all around the United States celebrate Halloween, the one day of the year when everyone plays dress up and has fun with any number of activities that take place on this day; such as trick-or-treating for the smaller children, haunted houses for older teens and parties for the adults. It’s a celebration of all things scary that can lurk in the dark and has served as inspiration for music, books and movies throughout popular... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Friday, Oct 30

Film Review of Rock the Kasbah

By: Erin Aulfinger On Friday, October 23, the movie “Rock the Kasbah” hit cinemas. Based on the true story of Setara Hussainzada, it follows Richie Lanz (Bill Murray), a down-in-the-dumps talent manager, who randomly decides to go to Afghanistan with Ronnie (Zooey Deschanel), his current client. However, his path drastically changes and leads him to the spectacular—and forbidden—singing talent Salima (Leema Lubany). All of the actors do a fantastic job. There are plenty... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Thursday, Oct 29

Teaching Our Incapacity To Unexperience

By Dr. Leigh M. Johnson The following was originally published in Dr. Johnson's blog ReadMoreWriteMoreThinkMoreBeMore They say you can't "unring a bell." It's an analogy that is often used to illustrate our incapacity to un-experience things, to erase lived-experiences from our bodies and minds. What I discovered recently is how particularly true that is in the classroom. A few weeks ago in my Philosophy and Filmcourse, we screened Werner Hertzog's film  ... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Monday, Oct 26

Improving Access: College attainment for Latino students means a better Memphis

By Madeline Faber This content originally appeared in an article by the Memphis Daily News With Hispanics expected to make up 31 percent of the nation’s population by 2060, Christian Brothers University is investing in its growing community by pledging $12.5 million to go toward scholarships for immigrant students whose legal residency status may be in question.Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, spoke at a July... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Wednesday, Oct 14

Randel Price Wants to Keep Free Music Free

If you find yourself attending one of Memphis' oldest and most vibrant programs on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday evening in Overton Park during the summer, there's a good chance you'll run into an engineering professor by the name of Randel Price.  Dr. Price has been teaching students how to build, design, and test the structures that keep our society functioning at Christian Brothers University since 2003. However, on an average weekend you can find him constructing a different kind... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Tuesday, Oct 13

Immigrants and Benedictine Hospitality

By Anthony Maranise By now, most have heard that there is a “humanitarian crisis” at the Southern Border of the United States. Daily, hundreds of migrant persons, many of them young unaccompanied children, from El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico arrive at the US-Mexico border after an often long and exhausting journey, seeking peace from lives tormented by violence or economic instability. This news, having reached the ears of Pope Francis himself, compelled him to make a... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Tuesday, Oct 6

Love your environment - 9 Ways to better the world we live in

I have been concerned about the care of our environment since I was a little girl. When I was about 10 years old, I learned that Styrofoam does not degrade and the use of this product is dangerous to the future of Earth. I was so alarmed that I petitioned TCBY to stop using Styrofoam products because it was damaging our community. This obviously didn’t work!    My concern for the environment and for future generations’ enjoyment of our world is still a passion of mine.  Taking... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Tuesday, Sep 29

Our Dirty War-The Disappearance of Black Men in America

By: Dr. Leigh M. Johnson The following is an excerpt from Dr. Johnson’s essay “Our Dirty War.”  The full version, originally published May 2015, is available here . "The disappearance of citizens displays a perversely cruel and absolute sovereignty" Ruti Teitel, Transitional Justice (2002) I should begin by noting that I started writing what follows back in April, after the publication of the  New York Times story on the "1.5 Million Missing... Read More
Posted by Josh Colfer at Friday, Sep 25