Author Archives: RYOKO MIYAKE

Journal 5

When we are a tourist, it is very common to only recognise and show our interest towards the glamorous part of that country without understanding the historical aspects. This allows us to keep our faces away and leave out all … Continue reading

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Journal 4

Sadly, our days in Williamsburg came to an end. I loved the people, the campus, the nature. There wasn’t a day I felt bored because there was so much to learn about the American culture from the lectures, dialogue classes … Continue reading

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Journal 3

When talking about consumption, it is common to think only about what people buy. It shows a sense of being you, because people do not always have the same taste in clothes, food, or whatever people are purchasing. When we … Continue reading

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Journal 2

Before the lecture about Gender and Sexuality, I knew about how gender identity was becoming a highlighted issue in the world today. I see it more on the news today about the movements happening around the world with people raising … Continue reading

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Journal 1

With a very warm welcome by everybody here, we got to start the program. The campus was full of nature, historical buildings, and moreover, it was huge, just like the image I had of an American college. However, the number … Continue reading

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