Culture Essay Topics

Culture and Communication

The above figures show how different populations are spread in different countries all over the world. It implies that whenever we visit one country, we have to talk in a language that we shall be able to break communication barrier with our hosts. However, it has not been easy to break the cultural barrier between… View Article

The William Leo Hansberry Notebook

                   William Leo Hansberry (1894-1965) is generally regarded as the father of African studies.  He completed both his B.A and M.A degrees from Harward University.  Most of his search and study on Africa coincided with the post slavery period. At Old Atlanta, Hansberry had the opportunity to read W.E.B Du Bois’s book The Negro that… View Article

The Wedding Banquet, 1993 Dir. Ang Lee

Winston Chao and Mitchell Lichtenstein portray Wai-tung and Simon respectively, a Manhattan gay couple whose blissful relationship start to get upside down when Wai-tung Taiwanese parents fly in ( The Wedding Banquet 2004).  Wai-tung’s parents, unaware of their sons’ sexuality, are pressuring him to settle down and give them a grandchild. To please his parents,… View Article

Paris Is Burning Case Study

1.I would argue that the group of poor gay minorities, like the people in the ball, is a subculture in itself. This group is a subculture of the gay culture. The distinguishing aspects of the group are that they are poor, gay, and minorities. Another distinguishing aspect is that members of this subculture are typically… View Article

A Cultural Event

The Spoleto Festival is held every year in Charleston, SC during late May and early June. This event lasts 17 days long and includes opera, dance, theater, classical music and jazz from different cultures around the world. During my stay in South Carolina, I had the opportunity to attend this event and broaden my cultural… View Article

The Timucua Indians of Northern Florida

The Timucua Indians: All were settled agricultural peoples, as skilled with their hoe as they were with canoes or with bows and arrows. They lived in villages, where they cultivated corn, beans, and other crops. Noted warriors, they fiercely resisted early attempts to bring them under submission, but co existed peacefully with the Spaniards for… View Article

What Determines Culture

Culture is the way of thinking and doing things that are passed on from one generation to another such as language, norms and values of society. It is the total pattern of human behavior which creates human beings and human societies. Culture is cumulative, by slow accumulation over many generations; culture is the product of… View Article

Peoples behavior

Whenever I encounter any person from another culture, I am often struck by how much that person represents and is different from the idea I have of that culture. Particularly if the idea I have of that culture’s person is seen from his perspective. A recent conversation with a student of Japanese ancestry highlighted to… View Article

Hunting by Kristina Kilbourne

The culture being explored in the essay “Hunting” by Kristina Kilbourne is one regarding hunting and changes in its overall perception by the public throughout the past two centuries. The narrative also explores the benefits and costs to society of promoting the hunting culture in modern-day America. No explicit and concise definition of hunting and… View Article

Tortilla Curtain

On any list of issues of concern to the Hispanic community, immigration must rank at the top. Not only does it affect the largest number of interest groups, but it is also by far the hardest problem to solve. The U.S.—Mexican border may well be the world’s most porous. The legal two-way flow of people… View Article

Our Visual Culture in Arts and Crafts

Ours is a culture of spectacle, which is to say that we thrive on visual entertainment of all sorts (Mulvey, 2002). We love films, television, drama, ads, in addition to the art of the land expressed in art galleries throughout the world. We thrive on these visual entertainers, and so there is a huge industry… View Article

Pop Culture

Throughout, history popular culture has been a common factor in everyday life. The identity of popular culture is seen through many elements of art. It was derived from artifacts and styles of human expressions developed from the creativity of ordinary people, and circulate among people according to their interests, preferences, and tastes. For example, music,… View Article

Language and Culture

One’s culture affects almost all of one’s communication behaviors. I discovered an article written by Margaret Cote, “Language Reflects Culture,” that reveals many of the differences between the Saulteaux language and the English language. Margaret Cote states, “Language determines the way a person views the world. ” She describes how Indian people view things around… View Article

Mbuti Culture

The Mbuti or Bambuti are one of several indigenous pygmy groups in the Congo region of Africa. Their language belongs to the Central Sudanic subgroup of the Nilo-Saharan phylum.1 After researching the Mbuti culture, I think we will see that their government, traditions, and culture is slowly and sadly melting into the surrounding, changing world…. View Article

Venezuela’s Culture

The culture of Venezuela is primarily a mixture of Spaniard, African and Indian traditions which was common known as criollo (Creole) (Palmerlee, 825). Their culture also has a strong influence coming from the United States appearing in the middle of the twentieth century. But the influences coming from the original Indian inhabitants were neglected because… View Article

Popular culture

Popular culture may remember Vincent van Gogh best as the maddened artist who, in a fit of insanity, cut off his own ear to present to a local prostitute. This anecdote of van Gogh’s most scandalous moments has endured as well as his paintings. Nonetheless, this chronicle reveals part of the mental schema of the… View Article

Troubadors Paper

It is unlikely, in this day and age, that one could be privy to likes of troubadours, as recounted in the works of Jaufre Rudel and  Bernart de Ventadorn.  Their works, A Love Afar and The Skylark, are similar in that they both speak of a love that for one reason or another has been… View Article

Trobriand Islands

Very little is known about the Trobriand Islands. This is one of the primary reasons why this place was chosen for this term paper. Most of the people who inhabit the island live on subsistence agriculture.  The islands’ environment and other unique features will be discussed more in detail in the next sections.  Most of… View Article

Two Cultures

Why was this period called a cultural revolution? This period has been labeled ‘cultural revolution’ simply because the focus has been on the Indo-European, Semites, Jews, Christians, etceteras’ culture. It went around discussing about how cultures emerged and how it went as a cycle. Were Socrates and Jesus similar? If so, why? If not, why… View Article

How does the USA Today Function as Civic Culture

The family is the basic unit of any particular society or community. It is therefore imperative that for the society to exist the family has to be there to produce members into the community. The community or national character any particular country is basically determined by the nature of the family values. An individual is… View Article

Oppressed Caribbean Culture

Caribbean culture, in so far as it is conceded to exist, is at once the cause, occasion, and result of evolved and evolving paradoxes. The psychic inheritance of dynamic response to disparate elements interacting to find ideal, form, and purpose within set geographical boundaries over time could not have produced otherwise. The 1990s have witnessed… View Article

Pidgins and Creoles

Note to the Customer I’m sorry the essay cannot be revised as you say. It was an urgent order, so books could not be found. Moreover, you didn’t say that you wanted a critical analysis of the pidgins and Creoles. Revisions are only possible if the writer fails to follow the original instructions. In your… View Article

Essential Questions

1. How and why did America turn toward domestic isolation and social conservatism in the 1920s? Americans turned toward domestic isolation and social conservatism in the 1920s because of the red scare. Many people used the red scare to break the backs of all struggling unions. Isolationist Americans had did not have a lot of… View Article

Ethnocentricity

The cultures of people in different countries can affect the marketing strategies that a company will use as it enters new international markets. The company has to consider vary many factors of the new international, market place, some of these are political factors, social factors, economic and technological factors. Looking at the social cultural factors… View Article

Mexican Americans in American Popular Culture

It is a known fact that modern entertainment media created certain images and stereotypes of Latin, Asian and other ethnic minorities living in our country. American cinema movies, TV series or even PC games mostly picture the members of Latin and Mexican cultures as aggressive tempered mustached guys, who smoke and fight a lot, and… View Article

Filipino Values

The Filipino value system arises from our culture or way of life, our distinctive way of becoming human in this particular place and time. We speak of Filipino values in a fourfold sense. First, although mankind shares universal human values, it is obvious that certain values take on for us a distinctively Filipino flavor. Secondly,… View Article

The Other Side of Multicultural Society

In recent years the society we live in, have become more increasingly influenced by foreign cultures. In the past, most people were secluded in their own little worlds which consisted only of their town or village and few miles around, but now that we are entering a new millennium, we can see that this is… View Article

Violence In Youth Culture

The youth is the future of any nation. Every young person has the potential to lead towards the detriment of himself and others as well as towards the beneficial aspects. The life of violence is expectedly, a personal choice; but this choice oftentimes is impacted by social structure and individuality. For some who have lived… View Article