Across cultures, gender is undergoing a sea change. No longer is the binary gender system bedrock; instead, gender has become moving boulders.
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Dayna Barnes, Visiting Scholar at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law
"The US as a Pacific Power in the Age of Trump"
The United States is often thought of as an Atlantic-facing power because of its close linguistic, cultural, economic and historical ties to Europe. But the United States is also a major regional power in the Asia Pacific.
For more than 2,000 years, the Silk Road carried more than commercial goods through Asia: it was an instrument of globalization before the term was coined. Understand the role that the Silk Road played in transporting commercial goods, religions, cultures, and the arts across the continent.
Through lectures, slide shows, CDs, videos, and live music, this course will concentrate on the people who started, nurtured, and established the Motown label as the driving force behind American popular music at that time.