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Author Archives: Zoe LeBlanc
Dear JS256 Students, I will be returning your drafts over the weekend but in the meantime I wanted to share a great, short documentary that relates to lecture this week. The documentary was produced by Al Jazeera and tells four … Continue reading → Continue reading
Hi JS256 Students, For this week’s section, in addition to our readings I would like you all to read through The Glaspie Transcript that Aileen mentioned in lecture today. You can find the document here: The Glaspie Transcript . The … Continue reading → Continue reading
Hi JS256, I hope you all had a great time in section today with Prof. Schwartz. I’m still finishing up the digital timeline but here is a link to chalkboard one’s we created together in class http://flic.kr/s/aHsjDQx129 . I’ll try … Continue reading → Continue reading
President Nixon and the Role of Intelligence in the 1973 Arab-Israeli War (Article posted by Prof. Schwartz)
Hi JS256, I hope everyone enjoyed lecture this morning. The Six Days War is a great potential topic for a paper as Prof. Schwartz mentioned so if you are still searching, you might want to consider this option. Prof. Schwartz … Continue reading → Continue reading
Hi JS256 Students, Firstly, thank you everyone for the great participation this morning with the timeline exercise. I hope you all found it useful in some way and the digital version will go live in a couple of days. Secondly, … Continue reading → Continue reading
Morning Dregs: New Yorker Article on Barbary Pirates, American Interventions and Events in Algeria and Mali
Morning JS256, Today, I found an interesting article in the New Yorker that connects some of the 19th century history we’ve been discussing with current events in North and Sub-Saharan Africa. The rise of Islamism, and more particularly al-Qaeda groups, … Continue reading → Continue reading
Hi JS256, For those who missed the email, Prof. Carroll sent the outline for the major papers, as well as a sample guide for citation style. You can download the guide here: Guide to JS256 Papers . A few things I … Continue reading → Continue reading
Morning JS256! Kari Beaulieu sent me a recent New York Times article to post for everyone to read and, if you feel so inclined, to comment. The article can be found at http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/12/world/middleeast/palestinians-set-up-camp-in-israeli-occupied-west-bank-territory.html?_r=0 . Kari felt that the article showed … Continue reading → Continue reading
Hi JS256 Students, Here are some of the results from the first survey in a word cloud. Cheers, Zoe Continue reading
Dear JS256 Students, As I mentioned in section today, the Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Shirin Ebadi is coming to Nashville and she will be speaking at Belmont University on January 25, 2013. Tickets are free and if you have … Continue reading → Continue reading