Monthly Archives: January 2013

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

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JS256 Major Paper Outline

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

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What has changed in the Middle East? (Student Posted Article)

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

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First Survey Results

Hi JS256 Students, Here are some of the results from the first survey in a word cloud. Cheers, Zoe

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JS256 Shirin Ebadi Talk January 25, 2013

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

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JS256 First Assignment for January 18, 2013

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Dear JS256 Students, I hope you all enjoyed our brief discussion this morning, and I look forward to next week’s meeting.  On that note, your first assignment for section next week is to explore the King-Crane Commission Digital Archive.  The … Continue reading

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JS256 First Survey

Greetings JS256 Students! Before our first meeting this Friday January 11, 2013, please fill out this information survey. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?fromEmail=true&formkey=dGtJSjZzZG9PZTg0ZGNLOXNNcVlqeUE6MQ I look forward to meeting you all and exploring this topic together. Cheers, Zoe

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