Daniel Broudy

Daniel Broudy

EFS

News from Somewhere: A Reader in Communication and Challenges to Globalization

This interdisciplinary collection of articles, each followed by questions for critical reflection, advances debate over the impact of globalization on the current social world across geographic, political, ideological, cultural, and economic boundaries.

Daniel Broudy works in Japan, studying the socio-cultural significance of signs and symbols as tools of mass persuasion. As a Gen-X’er, he also nurses a fascination with modern poetry and language play as scaffolding techniques for linguistic development. Among the puzzling questions he investigates are, in what novel ways across cultures do humans use signs and symbols to express thought, to conceal, and deceive?