Monthly Archives: April 2016

Student Blogger Feature: Will Kaplan

Yet I’ve noticed a certain a casualness in the Spaniards. The way Antonio tosses the napkins and utensils onto the dinner table, as opposed to setting them down. Many commuters lean against the metro door with a single bent knee. Sunglasses are acceptable indoor accessories. A waiter will show me to my table with a flick …

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Annual Show & Tell Contest

Mondays: the older we get, the more we resent them. But this wasn’t always the case–think back to elementary school mornings, to the restless excitement of seeing your friends again after a weekend apart. The Monday highlight was always, always Show & Tell. You would stuff whatever toy or trinket (Tamagotchis, anyone?) had kept you …

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Le ‘Second Shift’ – Arlie Russell Hochschild

Dans ‘ The Second Shift’, Hochschild et ses associés de recherche “a interviewé cinquante couples très intensivement» et observé une douzaine de foyers dans les années 1970 et 80, dans un effort pour explorer le «fossé de loisirs” entre les hommes et les femmes. A travers les représentations des pratiques quotidiens de couples, Hochschild a appliqué … Continue reading Le ‘Second Shift’ – Arlie Russell Hochschild Continue reading

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Shaping an Identity: A Cuban in Cuba

I am truly afraid of what Cuba will become with Americanization. Despite its flaws, the country is absolutely beautiful and rich in its culture. There is something about walking down the streets of Havana that feels different than anywhere else I have ever been. I am certain that, unless Cuba puts protocol in place to …

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