Buddhist Fundamentalism

Buddhist Fundamentalism

This summer, I have been researching how violent Buddhist fundamentalism in Sri Lanka, in part led by the monastic community, was made to be consistent with religious beliefs. In turn, this discussion also depends on how the political nature of the fundamentalism was...
Stupid Erotic Lines

Stupid Erotic Lines

It’s 3am. I’m exhausted from another night of puzzling over Barthes. I don’t understand what he tells me about drawing, so I close my book, take a pen, and instead draw to understand. “[T]he stupid line is one made in order to resemble or one made in order not to...
Exploring Haverford’s Photography Collection

Exploring Haverford’s Photography Collection

Haverford’s fine art photography collection is among the largest of any liberal-arts college, including work from photographic pioneers like William Henry Fox-Talbot and historically significant photographers such as Eadweard Muybridge, Walker Evans, Ansel Adams,...