Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Act of Killing: Reckoning with the Violence of the Past and the Stories We Tell

What does it mean to participate in a mass killing and how does one live with those acts? Director Joshua Oppenheimer’s searing 2012 film, The Act of Killing explores these questions by focusing on a small group of mass murderers … Continue reading

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Reflections on Social Norms, Women and Public Space

I am most conscious of my place as a woman in the built environment when I am running alone. I have become intensely aware, for example, on the Roanoke River Greenway of which bushes individuals are employing for housing and … Continue reading

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Roma in Romania- Of Expectation and Agency

Historical Context During this past summer, I had the good fortune to undertake a six-week research trip throughout much of rural Romania. The team I led conducted a water quality and sanitation needs assessment survey in five geographically diverse, but … Continue reading

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