Murad's testimony shed light on the commodification and enslavement of thousands of women in Iraq and Syria. Original Post on the Harvard Kennedy School website. AT ONLY 21 YEARS OLD, Nadia Murad Basee has had to demonstrate remarkable courage. She was one of hundreds of women taken captive by ISIS fighters in August 2014. At … Continue reading ISIS trafficking survivor Nadia Murad Basee shares her story
I just came from a new class I’m taking, Harry Potter as Sacred Text. It’s a space where, through a close rereading and examination of the Harry Potter series, participants can reflect on the text as a guide of sorts, one with a rock solid underlying morality code – and arguably, a sacred one. Which … Continue reading Harry Potter as a Sacred Text: Or, is Kim Davis a Death Eater?
The number one question I got when I told people I was heading to Morocco, solo, for a couple of weeks was this: Is it safe?! I've gotten this question a lot over the years, but it was much more incessant in advance of this trip. Morocco, for some reason, has a bad rap amongst … Continue reading Morocco is FABULOUS! Go!