Human Architecture

Articles from Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring

Editor's Note: "Social Theories, Student Realities"
Teaching that begins with experiences distant from those of students devalues the personal experiences of students, contributes to an uncertain self, and academically constructs a person who cannot reflectively judge. This is particularly easy in international...
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"It's Not My Fault": Overcoming Social Anxiety through Sociological Imagination
"A wise man speaks because he has something to say; a fool because he has to say something." -PlatoMy name is Charles. I am a twenty year old, white male. My parents were and are middle class. For as long as I can remember I have felt a certain anxiety...
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"Let Me Introduce Myself": My Struggle with Shyness and Conformity
Hi, my name is Sherry.I can't believe I just introduced myself! That's because we're not standing face to face. If we were, you can rule out my talking to you-unless we've already met. I have always been wary of approaching people that I do not know,...
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Marx, Gurdjieff, and Mannheim: Contested Utopistics of Self and Society in a World-History Context1
This presentation is more an exercise in theorizing history (in this case the dialectics of world-history and utopistic praxis) than in historiography, though I am not sure if the two can really be separated and dualized as such. My concern here is with...
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