WRITE: Discuss what you feel is significant about what you learned. In particula

WRITE: Discuss what you feel is significant about what you learned. In particular, look at what challenges are being posed to contemporary colonial worldview about human relationship to the earth, ocean and the laws of nature. Like the Canadian flag exercise, what have westerners been acculturated to believe as “normal” in how we relate to …

The topic of this research paper is the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire as w

The topic of this research paper is the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire as well as their affect in the Middle East during their reign. The research paper should provide a thesis statement (i.e, a two paragraph summary of. the topic and a preliminary thesis statment. The rest of the paper will focus …

QUESTION: Discuss democracy in East Asia. What are the similarities and differen

QUESTION: Discuss democracy in East Asia. What are the similarities and differences between Japan and South Korea? (Discuss at least two factors uncovered in the readings) As you begin to develop the order, ensure you provide both necessary and sufficient explanations and/or justifications. Please focus on providing developed responses and emphasize both breadth and depth …

Instructions: Answer one of the questions below. 300 word minimum. Don’t forget

Instructions: Answer one of the questions below. 300 word minimum. Don’t forget to include quotes from the readings with analysis and evaluation. Refer to grading rubric and sample for Critical Responses in Week 1 if you need to. If you are analyzing an image, please post the image along with your post. 1). Ono and …

This is a very short essay-style answer no more than (250-300 words). Answer the

This is a very short essay-style answer no more than (250-300 words). Answer the question below.****Be sure to have a main argument or thesis, supporting quotes, or other evidence from the texts as well as analysis and evaluation of evidence and keywords. Question: Why do authors that we studied argue that increasing acceptance, appreciation, and …

You have been invited to give a lecture at a College Seminar on India. The topic

You have been invited to give a lecture at a College Seminar on India. The topic is India: Political, Social, and Cultural Overview. Prepare a 1500 WORDS essay based on the reading, news clips listed below, the short movie. Make sure that you have the right information, so double-check your data. For example, India is …

Write 700-750 words, typed, double spaced, based entirely on Shen Fu’s Six Recor

Write 700-750 words, typed, double spaced, based entirely on Shen Fu’s Six Records of a Life Adrift or his Six Records of a Floating Life (same book different title), in which you address this topic: To what extent, if at all, does the character Yun behave in accord with society’s conventions at the time, and …

The earliest periods of Hinduism we have studied (e.g., Vedas and Upanishads) se

The earliest periods of Hinduism we have studied (e.g., Vedas and Upanishads) seek two conflicting goals: enjoyment within the world and liberation from the world. Describe how later Hinduism tried to synthesize these goals, paying special attention to the Bhagavad Gita. Invitation to Asian Religions Book by Jeffrey Brodd and Richard Shek.

[EXPLAINED] We are beginning with a broad discussion of stereotypes before we go into more d

We are beginning with a broad discussion of stereotypes before we go into more detail with specific ones, so the Gene Demby article is an accesible starting point to discuss stereotypes. After reading Demby’s piece, read about psychologist Raymond Nickerson’s study on “confirmation bias,” a psychological phenomenon referenced by Demby. This form of cognitive bias …

Prompt Pick 1 of the following course readings/key concepts and use it to answer

Prompt Pick 1 of the following course readings/key concepts and use it to answer questions 1-3 in the next section: Birdsall’s three instrumental reasons why inequality matters and how this differs from ‘textbook’ economic assumption about inequality Piketty’s concept of r>g, 4 epochs, argument against inequality, and how a wealth tax can help reverse the …