The Best of Culture on the Edge

During this winter break we thought we’d do something a little different and let readers decide what we posted — that is, we took a look at the site stats for our blog and thought it might be interesting to re-post our top hits.

This blog — one aspect of a larger research initiative devoted to rethinking how scholars talk about identity — has been live since late May, 2013 and, so far, there’s 923 posts in the system. So, starting with #1, we’ll work our way through the top hits on the site (re-posting them on Facebook and Twitter on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays), as a bit of a stroll down memory lane. Though each post was likely timely when it first hit the web — what was in the news that week? — our hope is that the larger, critical point being made in each has legs.

Given that we’re poised to enter a new phase of the Culture on the Edge blog — more news on that in the coming months — we thought that the end of 2016, and the start of 2017, was a good time to take a look back. And we’ll update this page, as we go, so our top hits are easy to find.

So see you back here Wednesday for #1. And we’ll see you early in 2017 for Phase 2 of Culture on the Edge’s blog.

Our Top Hits
(This index will be updated as each is posted)

#1 with 6,170 hits: The Most Disgusting Picture Ever (posted Feb. 20, 2015)
#2 with 4,221 hits: The Harm of World Religions (posted July 13, 2015)
#3 with 2,713 hits: Trainwreck-spotting: How We Insist on Not Working on the Railroad and Instead Tie Ourselves to the Tracks (posted Nov. 4, 2014)
#4 with 2,427 hits: Manufacturing Booty: On How We Stake Our Claims (posted Nov. 19, 2014)
#5 with 1,977 hits: Symbols and the Confederate Flag (posted June 22, 2015)
#6 with 1,675 hits: Conceiving the “We” in Pluralism (posted April 7, 2014)
#7 with 1,640 hits: What Does God Mean? (posted Feb. 28, 2014)

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