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Looking down over a railing at a map on the floor of the District Six Museum

Memory Work

While some of these institutions encourage the kinds of productive historical dialogue that Karn believes can help former enemies, survivors, and future generations move toward peace, others fuel — or do little to temper — ongoing hostility.
Man posing with microphone

Dancing Otherwise

According to Assistant Professor of Dance Amy Swanson, the contemporary Senegalese dance scene has become a liminal space in which artists can explore expressions of gender and sexuality that are at odds with social norms — as long as they deny they’re doing any such thing.
individuals at work in pond

A Sense of History

In his new book, Empires of the Senses, published by Oxford University Press, Rotter offers a study of the ways that English-speaking powers — the British in India, the Americans in the Philippines — experienced the landscapes they had conquered, and how those experiences colored their beliefs about them.
child wearing hockey gear skates in rink

Moving the Puck

Colgate Assistant Women’s Ice Hockey Coach Stefan Decosse is attempting to answer questions about the geography of hockey itself — how 21st-century economics and infrastructure are remapping the sport.