Pictures seem to prompt more thoughts and imaginations on what else the subject can be, and understanding a picture then creates a compilation of thoughts on its representations, combined with an eagerness to think even more. Hence a need to branch out to even more representations.
Afghanistan has earned the nickname “Graveyard of Empires,” which hint at how hard Afghanistan is to control and govern. However, the country is not just a graveyard of empires but a graveyard of gender inequality as well. Jnifar Yumi explores and explains the state of women’s standing in the Afghan society in this paper, as well as other factors.
What does one imagine life in a trailer park is like? 6% of the U.S.’s population live in trailer parks, but they are often misunderstood, ignored, and stereotyped. In this paper Forrest explores trailer parks in the United States using the lens of community and diversity, and tries to find their space in the American urban landscape.
In April 29th, 1992, a riot starts in Los Angeles, California. The Korean community in particular was more adversely affected than any other, and in the face of angry looters and with little to no help from the Los Angeles public system, this community would come together to protect their livelihoods and push back against the “system.”