Origins III – Narrative Theory

In my last post, I explored the relationship between socialism and democracy and how the two sides of the debate on Venezuelan education viewed legislation on its reform as either inherently democratic or inherently undemocratic, depending on their overall beliefs about socialism. I ended my post by quoting Georg Sørensen, who in “Democracy and Democratization”…

Origins I – Why Chávez?

I began working with former Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Frías for one of the required courses in UWM’s Master of Arts in Language, Literature & Translation program. In the course, Comparative Systems, students chose a country in which their source language was spoken to be the focus of their research for that semester. I chose…