World Civ. reading journal
1. Research on “Christmas in trenches” or “Christmas truce 1914” and describe what happened. Why do you think it is not taught in schools? Do you think it needs to be? Discuss.
2. Compare and contrast Sun Yat Sen, Fanon, Nehru, Al-Husri, Senghor in terms of how they characterize their people, how they characterize the colonizers, how do they anticipate freedom, independence, and prospects of their people.
3. A) What do you think Janet Flanner mean by the last sentence of her profile article in 1936? Discuss with examples from the text.
B) What does that sentence mean to U.S. in 2015? Discuss with examples of your own.
4. A) Compare and contrast the uncertainties at age at anxiety and the cold war using readings and lecture. Which one of them you think is more troublesome? What about post9/11? Discuss with your own.
B) What do you think Dr. Strangelous is experencing at the last scene of the movie? Do you think uncertainties and insecurities of the cold war similar to those of Age of Anxiety? Discuss.
C) How about post 9/11 world? Discuss with your own examples.