Language Angles and Colonial Clashes

By Ben Zabback, Grace Rigsbee, and Melanie Bowden Follow this link to listen to Language Angles and Colonial Clashes. This podcast explores the role of language on colonization, and more specifically, how colonizers used language as a tool to control their subjects. Speaking a different language meant perceiving reality differently, so this was an obstacle colonizers … Continue reading Language Angles and Colonial Clashes

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A Tragic Tale Through Time

By Melanie Bowden Caught in the midst of deep cultural tensions, a family of four journeys full-circle to find unity. August 1947 changed the fate of India forever. Following the second world war, the British East India Company and officers of the crown no longer had the resources necessary to maintain its rule of India. … Continue reading A Tragic Tale Through Time