October 29, 2013
This lesson plan has been designed for elementary school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
July 30, 2013
Allison Shelley and Allyn Gaestel discuss the challenges of reporting on "Chaupadi: Nepali Women's Monthly Exile" and the barriers to reproductive health care faced by women in rural Nepal.
March 21, 2013
Jerusalem, the meeting point of three major religions, is always set aside as the final item to be resolved in any discussion of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Have we waited too long?
October 23, 2012 /
Journalist Tariq Mir reports from Kashmir on the rise of a Saudi-backed Salafi movement and its growing conflict with the region's traditional Sufism.
June 26, 2012
Facial tattoos, once popular among Chaouia women in Algeria, are now less prevalent. This project examines their contribution to identity, their symbolic meaning, and reasons for their disappearance.
March 12, 2012 /
Two versions of Salafi Islam, and two visions of the future of Kashmir, are at odds.
January 6, 2012 /
Twenty years after the end of El Salvador’s civil war, an archbishop’s decision to destroy one of the country’s most famous artistic memorials to the war rekindles old debates.
December 19, 2011 /
Despite an end to the civil war five years ago and this year's referendum on independence, South Sudan is beset by difficulties. Photojournalist Cedric Gerbehaye documents the birth of a nation.
December 18, 2011 /
The New Republic
Is a battle between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood what Egyptian citizens had in mind for a new democracy? Ty McCormick looks at the unraveling of a revolution.
December 13, 2011
A gentle, mystical form of Islam commonly practiced by millions in Kashmir is now being challenged by a much more puritanical and doctrinaire version imported from Saudi Arabia.