Category: front

  • Park Noja's Class Note Files on Korean Modern Political Economy History

    Professor Park, Noja (Vladimir Tihonov), who teaches Korean Studies at the Oslo National University, uploaded in February of 2007 a complete set of class notes for an introductory lecture course on Korean Modern History (starting with Japanese colonial occupation) with a focus on the interpenetration of world capitalism, military dictatorships and nationalism on his blog: […]

  • Leavitt Lies: Medicare Part D Enrollment Numbers

    Leavitt says that Medicare Part D was a success because “Around 90 percent of Medicare beneficiaries have enrolled” (DHHS Press Release, 4/4/06) to Part D. This statement is repeated in his Three-Month Progress Report (PDF) “[Seniors] have enrolled” is not the exact phrasing I would use. “[Seniors] have been enrolled” is more accurate. Let’s take […]

  • The Black Body as a feared Necessity in the Post-Industrial Urban Economy

    response paper to the Sixth Annual African American Studies Conference at Macalester College Freedom Movements February 16, 2005 Yongho Kim In her keynote speech Democracy and Captivity, Joy Ann James argues that the prison-state constitutes the institution through which neoslave narratives are embodied in the United States. A neoslave narrative, James argues, is “a recycling […]

  • Maasai Identity as a Subject of Tourism

    Yongho Kim Anthropology 258: African Societies November 28, 2003 The Maasai[1] are Maa-speaking, pastoral groups spread throughout the Rift Valley in Kenya and Tanzania. The Maasai have been subject of numerous scholastic inquiries and critical analyses that challenge the theoretical assumptions underlying the expressions “The Maasai”, “Maasai are”, “Maa-speaking”, “pastoral” and “groups” from the previous […]

  • Resurrección

    Cada vez que el pueblo sufría de sequía o males del cielo, los sacerdotes se dirigían al pozo sagrado, con el fin de calmar la ira de los dioses del agua. Acompañábanse de fermosas vírgenes, a quienes lanzaban al pozo tras finalizar el ritual del sacrificio. Las vírgenes participaban del rito con actitud solemne y […]