Monthly Archives: January 2014

A hidden treasure

An update from Franklin, a junior communication studies major who is enrolled in the J Term classes Environmental Communication and Wellness: It’s cold, my legs are exhausted, and I have conquered my fear of flying down a mountain. Now on to some … Continue reading

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The Jewish Museum

Yesterday was technically a day off for the class, so I used the time to visit the Jewish Museum. It was different from the other museums I’ve been going to because it focused more on the history of the Jewish … Continue reading

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Pre-Denmark

There is less than a week left until I will be in Copenhagen! Being a Texan girl, I’ve never had to worry about a down jacket, functional scarves, or wool gloves, but in my preparations for Denmark, I’ve gotten most … Continue reading

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Why Denmark?

In no particular order: My dad studied abroad in Denmark when he was in college (with a different program) In a class about the Holocaust I learned that the Danish collectively saved their Jews during the Holocaust by shipping them … Continue reading

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Yesterday and Today

Have been quite the whirlwind! On Saturday I visited PS1, an extension of MOMA built in an old school building (all New York City public schools start with “PS” for public school). After walking through the Mike Kelly exhibit I … Continue reading

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Snow in New York City!

It’s really very pretty. Luckily we will be visiting the New Museum today, so we will be enjoying it from indoors. View of Manhattan from my professor’s room in Hotel Beacon Spotted in midtown New Museum of Contemporary Art (as … Continue reading

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An experience not to be missed

An update from Tania, a junior majoring in communication studies with a minor in legal law and reasoning, who is enrolled in the J Term class Environmental Communications: Standing in awe at the beauty of the snowcapped mountains and endless … Continue reading

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Extra help from New Yorkers

Today we went on a tour of Grand Central Station, and visited a couple of smaller galleries in Midtown. I’m always shocked at just how nice people here are, considering how rude and unfriendly New Yorkers are said to be. … Continue reading

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In Bethlehem: Headscarves, antiquity, and the conflict

An update from Dr. Robert Hunt, Director, Perkins School of Theology Global Theological Education Program: Let’s start with a headscarf, or scarves, so that you get some idea of Bethlehem. I know that I could talk about the giant, ugly, … Continue reading

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The Whitney

View of the Met from Madison Avenue One of my favorite film installations in the Whitney Museum of American Art (it was 360 degrees) Another exhibit in the Whitney

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