Wired provides a great round-up of some research comparing screen to paper. Perhaps most surprising – it may be less about the distractions we are exposed to on screen, and more about how a medium lets us know where we are in that text, and how that text is...
Stacie Nevadomski-Berdan points out the importance of teaching more foreign language, not less, today (at the Huffington Post).
Violence and Gender in the "New" Europe: Islam in German Culture
"Weber's study undertakes a much-needed comprehensive investigation of the contemporary 'regime of gender violence,' that is, the key role violence has played in defining the position of Muslims in the German public sphere (in the larger European context). Through nuanced theorizing as well as careful historical contextualization, Weber develops an intersectional framework for analyzing gendered violence in a way that does not reinforce racialized discourses of cultural and/or religious difference." [more...]
Palgrave Macmillan, January 2013
ISBN: 978-1-137-00708-7, ISBN10: 1-137-00708-7