As today is Halloween, I won’t be publishing the usual anthropology post. It’ll be back next Wednesday with the first…
While I looked at some faces during the Video Games Live concert I attended last Monday, I felt the whole concept was probably very foreign to a few people.
I decided to try something new today and write about the daily prompt:
“Pick a random word and do Google image search on it. Check out the eleventh picture it brings up. Write about whatever that image brings to mind.”
Simple enough. Let’s try this!
One of the professors who taught me in my first year in university used to say that to be able to fully understand a paper you have to read it three times: once to know what it’s about, twice to actualy get understand it, and a third time to highlight the contents and take notes. I admit I never read a paper more than twice in arrow, but she made me understand the importance of fully understanding a document. Over the years, I developed a strategy to prepare for class as best as I could. Here are some of the key points.
Science-fiction renders many representations of various ethnic groups. Authors find inspiration in human cultures to create imaginary worlds and characters, but also try to represent what they know of these cultures through their writing. Last week I wrote briefly about some such representations of indigenous peoples in science-fiction.