International Day Against FGMs

http://byuwsr.blogspot.com/2014/02/international-day-against-fgm.html Define FGM: · “The part or total removal of the external female genital organs for cultural or other non-therapeutic reasons” What is FGM/C? · Abbreviated form of Female Genital Mutilation · Because the term mutilation can cause offense where this is a cultural tradition, some people prefer to call the practice FGC (the “C” … Continue reading International Day Against FGMs

Mimetic Criticism; or, Plato’s Influence Upon Theorists Then and Now

From Plato to modern critics and theorists, the nature of literary mimesis varies, and modernity inevitably problematize mimesis; however, Plato becomes the inevitable commonality between the theorists from the ancient to the modern (Aristotle, Plotinus, Nietzsche, Wilde, Saussure, and Baudrillard). These theorists explicitly or implicitly enter into a dialogue with Plato, thus responding to or … Continue reading Mimetic Criticism; or, Plato’s Influence Upon Theorists Then and Now