I Know You Are But What Am I?

By Cara Burnidge

Cara Burnidge, Assistant Professor of Religion at the University of Northern Iowa, teaches Religions of the World and researches religion in U.S. foreign relations. She also tweets and, along with her students, curates a Flipboard magazine dedicated to religion in international affairs.

Readers beware: this blog post is not about religion. It is a reflection on some of the issues involved in defining an object of study.*

This past week, Rachel Maddow kicked off her show with an international topic dominating the news. Before she talked about bombings, though, she turned her attention to borders.

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