Author Archives: JUN MAKINO

Journal 5

The most important thing I learned was to be confident and express opinions. When I first attended the first dialog class at William and Mary, I was very worried if my English skills were good enough and not brave enough … Continue reading

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Journal 4

First I would talk about the experience at the Japanese embassy. When we went to the Japanese Embassy we had a chance to have a conversation with the embassy’s staff. We talked with two staffs, Mr. Nemoto and Mr. Seto. … Continue reading

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Journal 3

On August 14th I went to the New Zion Baptist Church which was a church for many African Americans. It was very interesting because the style they held the worship was so different from what I had expected it to … Continue reading

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Journal 2

Through walking the Richmond slave trail and seeing the monuments, I thought it is a difficult problem how to tackle the racial history. Like Neeve said before the lecture, there are arguments whether we should take the monument away because … Continue reading

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My first impression of America is that everybody talks a lot. When I first met the teachers, PAs, and CIs I wondered why they could talk for such a long time. And I soon found out that talking a lot … Continue reading

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