Skip to main content
A Privileged Past
  • James Smith Allen, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

At last, the conclusion...

Publication Date
"A Privileged Past" closes with the author’s reflections concerning globalization’s impact on recent social conditions in the US and its collective memory, especially as they apply to higher education. Thanks to the new technologies of communication and transportation, communities of belief and identity are more extensive geographically but also more diffused temporally. As a consequence, everyone of good will, collaboratively and collectively, must work harder to establish relations beyond personal, ethnic, and national boundaries.
Citation Information
James Smith Allen. "Coda" (2010)
Available at: