Cultural Experiences

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The Sociological Principles of Life

August 2021 | Nigeria

The Sociological Principles of Life

Guest contributor Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi) writes about the life course perspective, using it to examine the meaning of life—both for herself and for her readers.

Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi)

Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi)

Posing to Cope: Why We Can No Longer Ignore the Crisis-Level Trauma Experienced by Inner-City Youth

April 2021 | US

Posing to Cope: Why We Can No Longer Ignore the Crisis-Level Trauma Experienced by Inner-City Youth

Mr. Lionell Ball shares his experiences of growing up Black in Detroit through the lens of the "cool pose," while relating his own experience to the larger issue of trauma experienced by Black and Brown inner-city youth.

Mr. Lionell Ball

Mr. Lionell Ball

An Encounter with the 1986 Nobel Laureate in Literature, Wole Soyinka

January 2021 | Nigeria

An Encounter with the 1986 Nobel Laureate in Literature, Wole Soyinka

Guest contributor Adamu Usman Garko writes about his encounter with Nobel Laureate in Literature winner, Wole Soyinka.

Adamu Usman Garko

Adamu Usman Garko

A Visit to the Home of Kutis

October 2020 | Nigeria

A Visit to the Home of Kutis

Guest contributor Rufai Lateefah writes about her experience visiting the historic home of the Kutis.

Rufai Lateefah

Rufai Lateefah

How a Sociologist Meets Kaduna at Night

May 2020 | Nigeria

How a Sociologist Meets Kaduna at Night

Guest contributor Adamu Usman Garko portrays his experience visiting Kaduna at night.

Adamu Usman Garko

Adamu Usman Garko

Hiking to Pelican Rock: Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur

September 2019 | Mexico

Hiking to Pelican Rock: Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur

Co-founder Stephanie Wilson writes about a journey to Pelican Rock in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Stephanie Wilson

Stephanie Wilson

Demystification of Religion and Terrorism: The Boko Haram Exemplification

August 2021 | Nigeria

Demystification of Religion and Terrorism: The Boko Haram Exemplification

Guest contributor Hassan Idris writes about the role of religious power in terrorism while providing a discussion on the difference between religious followers and extremist groups who use the power of their belief system for enacting violence.

Hassan Idris

Hassan Idris

The Yoruba Traditional Wedding Experience

April 2021 | Nigeria

The Yoruba Traditional Wedding Experience

Guest contributor Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi) writes about the traditional wedding customs of the Yoruba culture.

Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi)

Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi)

How Sociology Works in the South

November 2020 | Nigeria

How Sociology Works in the South

Guest contributor Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J) writes about his experience traveling to south of Nigeria.

 Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J)

Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J)

Exploring the Yoruba Culture

September 2020 | Nigeria

Exploring the Yoruba Culture

Guest contributor Aduwo Ayodele writes about the rich culture of the Yoruba people.

Aduwo Ayodele

Aduwo Ayodele

Exploring Your Own Culture Abroad: An Account of an American Sociologist in Turkey

February 2020 | Turkey

Exploring Your Own Culture Abroad: An Account of an American Sociologist in Turkey

Guest contributor Jared Wright outlines his sociological insights from traveling abroad in Turkey.

Jared Wright

Jared Wright

The History of Nigerian Pidgin English

April 2021 | Nigeria

The History of Nigerian Pidgin English

Guest contributor Adamu Usman Garko writes about the history and culture of Nigerian Pidgin English.

Adamu Usman Garko

Adamu Usman Garko

The Sociology of Yoruba Foods in Nigeria

February 2021 | Nigeria

The Sociology of Yoruba Foods in Nigeria

Guest contributor Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi) writes about the sociology of Yoruba foods and the culture behind a couple of her favorite dishes.

Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi)

Bilqis Omolayomi Oseni (Quintessential Omolayomi)

Being Gay in a Heteronormative Culture

October 2020 | US

Being Gay in a Heteronormative Culture

Guest contributor Eric VanDenHeuvel writes about his experiences being gay in a heteronormative culture.

Eric VanDenHeuvel

Eric VanDenHeuvel

Covid-19 in 21st Century Nigeria

July 2020 | Nigeria

Covid-19 in 21st Century Nigeria

Guest contributor Adamu Usman Garko discusses Covid-19 in 21st Century Nigeria.

Adamu Usman Garko

Adamu Usman Garko

Clockwise Roundabouts, Long Blacks, and other Cultural Observations from Australia's Great Ocean Road

September 2019 | Australia

Clockwise Roundabouts, Long Blacks, and other Cultural Observations from Australia's Great Ocean Road

Co-founder Stephanie Wilson writes about her experience traveling Australia's Great Ocean Road.

Stephanie Wilson

Stephanie Wilson

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