Indigenous Mande Alphabets and Ethnic Identity

Note: The following essay on Mande scripts was originally written for a linguistics and anthropology course I took at Knox College. As it was the last assignment of my senior year and I had a solid A in the class anyway, I used it as an excuse to ramble for pages about the Mande alphabets I… Continue reading Indigenous Mande Alphabets and Ethnic Identity

Historical Narrative and the Central Lineage of Roman Power

Notes: The following essay, written for an Ancient Roman history class I took in college, was the result of drowning in a class full of classics majors who all had much more knowledge of the source material than I did. Going into this paper, I recognized that I didn’t have the broad knowledge to make some… Continue reading Historical Narrative and the Central Lineage of Roman Power