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Author: shfinver

A Tool for Resistance?: Trigger Warnings and Reframing the Capitalist Gaze

This blog post is thanks in large part to conversations with my colleague, Nicole Stevens, as well as conversations which took place in my Contemporary Religious Movements in Global Contexts course. In case you haven’t been following it in the news, this week the contentious murder trial of Derek Chauvin,…

On Modern Retellings

Given the explosive popularity of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit Hamilton, it appears that the United States has recently been preoccupied with questions regarding the history of its citizens of African heritage and the slave trade which brought so many of them to American soil. One of my favorite songs on the Hamilton soundtrack is “Cabinet…


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