Author Archives: TAKAFUMI MAEDA

Journal 5

There are many things I learned through this program, but from them I will mention two things that I especially felt interested in. First, the biggest thing I felt while spending time in America was importance of deeply thinking, not … Continue reading

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Journal 4

 The next day after arriving at Washington D.C., I went to the Japanese Embassy on foot. In the embassy, Wako, a leader of our program, made a presentation about our program. She talked that what we learned, how the program … Continue reading

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Journal 3

 In the recent lectures, I was interested in the lecture of American Food and Culture. The professor Khanh Vo talked that there is gender about food, for example, a steak is masculine, but a salad is feminine. I was so … Continue reading

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Journal 2

 In the 3rd lecture, I learned about gender and sexuality. The teacher Renee Kingan told about the difference between gender and sex. According to her, gender is “set of social and behavioral norms appropriate for people of a specific sex.” … Continue reading

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Journal 1

 My first impressions about this program were a little anxiety and a big pleasure. I felt an uneasiness in arriving at William and Mary University because I am not good at listening to and speaking English and then I wonder … Continue reading

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