Reconciling a dark past

One of the things that surprised me the most about the trip to Normandy was the number of Germans paying tribute at the American war memorials at Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery. I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the stories of war we tell, and the mythology of war we cling to. [Read More…]

Kony 2012

  Max sent me this via Twitter. Max is in the First Amendment Rights class. We’ve been talking a lot about Syria & issues of justice. Max is also in the Media & Culture class. We’ve been talking at lot in that class about how culture shapes media and how media shapes culture. We’ve had [Read More…]