Week 8 Blog Post

Part One: Evan’s cartoon, created for a New Zealand newspaper, depicts a group of frightened children with a large dark figure looming behind them with the word poverty emblazoned on his front. The imagery is suggestive of the beheading of westerners by Isis. In 2014, the countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation┬áBill had been passed and the…

Week 7 Blog Post

Part 1: Paraphrase an academic source in relation to Week 7 Lecture A theme discussed in this week’s lecture was Pacific Methodologies and┬átheir place in an academic setting. Konai Helu Thaman discusses the decolonisation of Pacific studies in an article published by the University of Hawai’i. She discusses intellectual colonisation of the Pacific and how…