Québécois Nationalism: Its History and Federal Government’s Responses

In light of the recent 40th and 25th anniversaries of Quebec’s two referendums on sovereignty, which marked the tensest moments in Canada’s modern history, it is imperative to recount the past struggles of the country’s distinct society as well as … Continue reading Québécois Nationalism: Its History and Federal Government’s Responses

Danfeng Gate of the Tang Dynasty Daming Palace / Pinterest (Da Ming Gong 2009)

Ancient History: How Chinese Mapmakers Embellished the Organization of Imperial Capitals

Introduction to Ancient Chinese cities Cities were a central feature of ancient Chinese culture. The Ancient Chinese designed their cities with important rules and goals in mind. Their rules and goals won’t likely be familiar to modern urban planners. We … Continue reading Ancient History: How Chinese Mapmakers Embellished the Organization of Imperial Capitals

Spencer Tunick photographing the Dead Sea.

A Psychological View on the Disappearance of Nature and Global Health

Ecology studies the interaction between living beings and their environment. The primary focus of ecology is on humans and their effect on their environment, and in turn, the effect that the environment has on human society. In the past decade, … Continue reading A Psychological View on the Disappearance of Nature and Global Health

Benjamin Franklin portrait

The Longstanding Legacy of Benjamin Franklin and His Writing

If you live in the United States, there’s no escaping Benjamin Franklin’s legacy. His face is still printed on hundred-dollar bills. The theories about electricity that he contributed remain in use today. His witty sayings are plastered all over inspirational … Continue reading The Longstanding Legacy of Benjamin Franklin and His Writing

Black and white image of a 1950s woman crouching over to stack the dishwasher while smiling back at the camera

Anthropology: The Recent Re-Emergence of the Controversial Tradwife Subculture

Recently, the Internet has housed a plethora of articles and social commentary on the ‘tradwife’ subculture. Tradwives are taking to social media to blog about their self-proclaimed superior lives and disseminate messages about a woman’s role in Western society. The … Continue reading Anthropology: The Recent Re-Emergence of the Controversial Tradwife Subculture

Anthropology: United Arab Emirates Politics, Economics, and Culture

Introductions: United Arab Emirates History Ever since December 2, 1971, the United Arab Emirates has prospered in politics, economics and protected its cultural and physical anthropology. Initially, as the founding father, His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan stated, “he … Continue reading Anthropology: United Arab Emirates Politics, Economics, and Culture

How Muslim Women Create Self-Identities Among Tradition and Modernity

The case of women in Islam has been the centre of debate about that religion for some time now. Research on the topic has focused on patriarchal oppression, drawing from scriptures and statistics. But relatively little research has gone into … Continue reading How Muslim Women Create Self-Identities Among Tradition and Modernity