When I was in college in the early 1980s, letters—on paper, in ink, with self-licked stamps and everything—were the primary form of communication. Cell phones, Facebook, and e-mail were inconceivable; the payphone in the hallway was noisy and unreliable. And so, like every college student of that era, I wrote letters.
Newspaper stories, magazine profiles, books—an illustrious publishing career encourages this writer to create an online magazine for women on the “right side of 45”
Ousseina Alidou and other scholars consider how women in different Muslim contexts, who may or may not identify with feminism, are engaging media to explore different understandings of Islam.
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Keeping an online journal brings together family, friends, and fellow travelers
Xiaobo Lu, political science, and Guobin Yang, Asian and Middle Eastern cultures, provide a preview of "China Online: Politics, Activism and the Internet"