Monthly Archives: September 2010

Racism in Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness”?

“Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad is frequently among the many books that students will be assigned to read during their time in school.  European colonialism, morality and the levels of darkness that the protagonist encounters are all topics for … Continue reading

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Ethiopian leader’s visit brings very different view from the street

In September 2007 Iran’s President Ahmadinejad visited the Columbia University campus as part of his U.S. visit to the United Nations. Crowds formed and protesters gathered to discuss the visit, his speech and Columbia’s invitation. From praises for Columbia University … Continue reading

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