Perspectives

Capturing the Pulse of Halloween

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

By Na'im Madyun, associate dean, College of Education and Human Development

...Once a year, the pulse of the United States is collectively captured by children and adults as we creatively celebrate seeing with blinded eyes and “sugar-coating” our unresolved social conflicts.  Cultural novices can quickly become experts on what slows social progression in the United States by treating themselves to the ideas of a night – Halloween – that expresses the cool, the tempting and the cliché... Read the commentary.

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