Essay on Ethnicity

Ethnicity in Roman Portraiture

The paper “Ethnicity in Roman Portraiture” by Elizabeth Bartman discusses the issue of identifying ethnic features in portraits created in Imperial Rome. The author begins by saying that although the problem of ethnic identity has been the main point in classical literature for a long time, so far researchers have not paid sufficient attention to […]

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Dear Journal

Dear Journal, I’m starting to get used to Canada. My condition now is so much betterthan before. I Richard Pierpoint is now a free black man. I was born in Africa,when I was 16 I was being taken away and a British officer bought me. I wasbeing named by my owner. I stood on British’s […]

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A Critical Review on the Publication of ‘Ethnicity, Identity and Music’

The consideration of place in relation to music has gained more importance in historical and cultural studies; researchers now examine rural and urban spaces where music is experienced on a day to day basis. Scholars have illustrated the importance of place in many studies which include how place may play a role in fostering genres […]

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The Cult of Ethnicity

Political correctness, a concept originally meant to protect minorities and the under represented and thus strengthen the country, has in today’s America become no more than a necessary evil and catalyst for the cult of ethnicity. In theory political correctness sounds like a very reasonable idea and when looked at very shallowly this remains the […]

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Du Bois, Pratt on Race/Ethnicity

While analyzing and discussing the issues of epistemology, determinism and consciousness in relation to Du Bois’ thoughts on race and ethnicity, an attempt to answer the questions of whether or not these relationships alter or add to the standard philosophical conceptions of the Self and Personhood from the epistemological standpoint of my own gender, ethnic […]

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Change Blindness

Compare and contrast the norm-based coding and absolute coding models of face recognition. Faces show a lot of Information we can use to guide our social Interactions – gender, ethnicity, age, and emotional state. Identification of faces requires sensitivity to subtle differences in very similar visual patterns. How do we search face space? Do they […]

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Summary on the Good Daughter by Caroline Hwang

The Good Daughter by Caroline Hwang is an essay about the author’s identity and dual culture as an American and her ethnicity as a daughter of Korean immigrants. She starts her anecdote with her trip to the dry cleaning store wherein she met a woman who is also of Korean ethnicity. She tried to identify […]

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Does Primordialism Best Explain the Formation of Identity Groups

The theory of primordialism best explains the formation of all identity groups (based on nation, race, ethnicity, or religion) or identity politics (groups tied to a nation, race, ethnicity, or religion and who get involved in politics in order to achieve certain goals for one’s identity group) within countries. Furthermore, identity groups within a country […]

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