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…to explain how the selected creative artifact (a, b, or c above) helps you understand or “make sense of”
of the following prominent contemporary challenges facing humanity: one The hardening of tangible and intangible borders—separating countries, dividing the population into groups within countries, and starkly drawing lines between “the people” and their governments—that result in economic or physical insecurity, mass displacement, and migration of millions of fellow humans. The latest period of social unrest in the United States and many other countries around the world, spurred by recent events highlighting perceived racial inequalities and injustices in American policing.
Your essay should clearly describe to the reader what
message you receive from the creative artifact you selected, clearly outline how this message is relevant to your understanding of the contemporary challenge selected, and how your understanding of the challenge was advanced, improved, or deepened by using the lens of this creative artifact to gain new insights. The listed challenges are broad, and the space provided is limited, so feel free to narrow your scope to understanding one recent “snapshot event” (for example, Syrian refugees for challenge “a”). Click on "Select File" to upload your essay - OR - paste it in the box below: :
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