Secret Identity, by Aziza-Mistral Sullivan
Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…Aziza Sullivan, blerd.
Laughter, by Nusaibah Kofar-Naisa
Does your laugh define you? What do we make of people who are trying to change their laugh? How are we associated with our laughter? Listen as we get insight into people’s identities through their laughter.
Hannah’s Seoul, by Natalie Robles
As a Duke senior, Hannah Smith is a Korean and English double major. But up until now, the Korean language and culture have been much more than a major for Hannah, following her continuously throughout her life.
Boy Racer, by Nick Andersen
The lonely, forlorn runner trope has been overdone in popular fiction. Mike Andersen knows — he’s already read his way through the literary running cannon. But there’s a deeper, painful story behind this particular runner’s literary quest. His brother, Nick, had to venture home to find out what he’s been search for out there on the road.
Sushi, by Catey Appel
A Seussian essay on a subculture.
The Wild Hunt, by Josh Stillman
Josh finds himself at a crossroads. College is at an end and a new life is opening up before him, and yet he doesn’t really know himself, not in a substantive, metaphysical sense. His attempt to answer that question – who am I? – led him to two academics with very different opinions.
Thou Shalt Belong, by Aleis Murphy
“Where are you from?” This question has taunted Elizabeth for her entire life. It’s one of the few questions society feels safe asking anyone. Surely everyone at least has an answer for that. Somewhere they identify with, somewhere they belong. So when people ask Elizabeth, they might be as surprised as she is to hear her answer.
Id-entity, by Brian Contratto
To become someone else….
Stereotypical Troubles, by Julia Schönheit
Stereotypes about different nationalities are everywhere. Often they are relatively harmless generalizations concerning lifestyle or character that people ascribe to others. But they can also be related to more serious issues. If history enters the terrain, everything becomes more difficult. Julia Schönheit explores why a certain association with her nationality troubles her.