Oct. 22, 2014

Archive for Cultural Encounters

Egypt

Egypt

Posted On: September 15, 2013

Today I sat with Raghda Aboulatta, a sophomore here at the College of William and Mary. Raghda spent [...]

Sudan

Sudan

Posted On: April 01, 2013

In antiquity it was known as Nubia, the land to the south of the great ancient Egyptian empire. [...]

Spain

Spain

Posted On: March 21, 2013

  Spain is a country many of us put at the top of our dream destinations lists. It [...]

Pakistan: Snake charmers, Bhangra, Saris and oh, let’s not forget… the Jihadists

Pakistan: Snake charmers, Bhangra, Saris and oh, let’s not forget… the Jihadists

Posted On: March 13, 2013

Pakistan is a country that many of us see on the news and discuss in conversation; it is [...]

The Israeli Arab: Mythical Paradox or Forgotten Community?

The Israeli Arab: Mythical Paradox or Forgotten Community?

Posted On: February 21, 2013

Here in America, it is often hard for us to understand the diversity that pervades the Middle East: [...]

Armenia

Armenia

Posted On: February 07, 2013

Armenia has always been sandwiched between two superpowers. As a result, its history is plagued with takeovers and [...]

Mexico

Mexico

Posted On: November 08, 2012

Mexico, our underappreciated, misunderstood southern neighbor, is often portrayed as a backward place where drugs, donkeys and crazy [...]

Turkey: A Look Into Its Culture and History

Turkey: A Look Into Its Culture and History

Posted On: October 22, 2012

Turkey is a beacon of both democracy and stability in the tumultuous Middle East; its social and political [...]

Bosnia

Bosnia

Posted On: September 13, 2012

“The most memorable moment of my trip happened right before the students’ final performance. The show consisted of [...]

Japan

Japan

Posted On: April 05, 2012

“Globalization is making Japan a more open country, but I still believe Japan is a relatively conservative country.” [...]