Missing In The Teaching Of Islam

Missing In The Teaching Of Islam

Many misconceptions have spread about Islam. Western media perpetuate the myth that Islam is violent and Muslim women are oppress. Films like American Sniper, which depict Iraq as a dusty, war-zone devoid of culture and history, are popular. Anxiety and fear manifest in Islamophobic acts like burning mosques and attacking people. Ignorance is at the Read More

Teachers Make Us Read Old Stories

Teachers Make Us Read Old Stories

There are many reasons to read old stories, just as there are teachers. Sometimes, old stories can be quite bizarre. These stories can be a strange reflection of beliefs, values, and ways of living that may not be obvious to the reader. I am an English professor and believe stories from centuries or decades ago Read More

Graphic Novel Got Its Misleading Moniker Story

Graphic Novel Got Its Misleading Moniker Story

From January 26 to 29, thousands will gather in Angouleme story, France to celebrate a specific type of storytelling. It’s call bandes dessinees in France, or drawn strips. In America, it’s harder to know what it should be call. It was once called comic books, cartoons, or the funnies, which are silly names for childish Read More