Author Archives: Meleah Harris

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The Orchard

Blog post taken from http://anxinbeijing.tumblr.com/ While in China, I am completing a project on the organic and local food movement in Beijing (you may have gathered as much). I am keeping a blog as a resource for other study abroad … Continue reading

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Life is Good in Byron Bay

Taken from Ariana’s blog “Spirit and Earth: A performance project” https://dreamtimeabroad.wordpress.com/ Hello from the other side of the world! I am currently in Byron Bay, which is probably the most beautiful place I’ve ever been in my life. It sort … Continue reading

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First Show in Moscow: Шут Балакирев (Jester Balakirev)

Adapted from http://evameilingpollitt.wordpress.com/ My show breakdowns will vary slightly for this project, since I am discovering connections between the shows and my sociopolitical observations in Russia. As follows: Who did the show? When, where?  I saw the performance on Monday, … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts

Jacob Nice, SMU ‘15, is exploring the customs and practices of an international touring theatre company. (Major: THEA; Mentor: Dr. Gretchen Smith) Blog post taken from http://jacoblnice.wordpress.com/ Tuesday, May 13th I had lunch with Johnny and Michael at Carluccio’s in Dublin. We … Continue reading

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StageD

Adapted from http://staged214.wordpress.com/ My name is Ally Van Deuren and I am pursuing a BFA in theatre and a BA in journalism from SMU in Dallas, Texas. I am originally from Southern California, where I caught the “stage bug” at age … Continue reading

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How I Became I Human Rights Major

Senior Emily Mankowski is researching the historical racism of the Aboriginal people in Australia to shed light on present-day discrimination as well as efforts to remediate discrimination. (Major: HRTS; PLSC; Mentor: Dr. Rick Halperin). Follow her blogs at http://smuhumanrightsboorloo.blogspot.com/  This is … Continue reading

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Investigations Into The Contemporary Dance Company

Senior Morgan Beckwith will intern with Mystic Ballet professional dance company to gain inside knowledge about the administrative and artistic sides of a successful contemporary dance company. Follow her blog http://morganinmystic.tumblr.com/ Spring of 2013 Southern Methodist University’s Engaged Learning program … Continue reading

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CGI America

An update from Rahfin Faruk, a rising junior studying economics, political science and mathematics who runs Green Riba, a storefront dedicated to zero-interest loans for Dallas entrepreneurs. According to Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone, American civic engagement is at an all … Continue reading

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