A Fair Comparison

A while back I had a conversation with a professor about the nintenth-century world's fairs, she  asked me if I liked going to fairs now. I don't! But why? Effort/Purposefulness/Esthetics Perhaps it is my inability to go to the World's Fairs that allow me to idealize them so, but there is something to be said … Continue reading A Fair Comparison


The Importance of Land

For this week's seminar my fellow students and I read Ari Kelman's Misplaced Massacre.  Kelman details the story of how the Sand Creek Massacre site became a NPS memorial site. As the title suggests, a major issue was the location of the massacre. The Native American descendants claim the site was in one place, while the NPS archeologists … Continue reading The Importance of Land