Written by Amy Hendrie. The imagery of the Wild West has captured American minds for over a century with cowboys, sharpshooters, and lone travellers. Through looking at the life of William Cody, Amy Hendrie examines the origin and impact of this cultural fascination.
Written by Megan Sickmueller. How do colonial and orientalist ideas of Africa linger in the Western imagination? And what enduring problems do such false images maintain? Megan Sickmueller examines Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina’s ‘scathingly satirical’ piece on this complex topic.