My སེམས་ཀྱི་ཉི་ཟླ་གྲོང་ཁྱེར། Shangrila: ལྷ་ས། Lhasa, ཏིབེཏ་ Tibet (Bo) — my springtime in 2002, in the land of snow, smiles, sorrows and high adventure (Part 1)

(Apply for the Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad for Summer 2016! The application is due by March 1, 2016.  “The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means  to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. Such international exchange is intended to better prepare U.S. students […]

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Tokyo 2003 Jaunt Journal Entry #2

NOTICE!: Register for this great class people!!! Pau Pitarch Fernández Sensei New Course for Spring 2016! EAST 290 Topics in East Asian Studies: Japanese Science Fiction (Code 58457) Time: Monday 5:00pm–7:50pm. Location: Queens Hall 265H. In this course we will explore Japanese Science Fiction in literature and film (both anime and live-action), from the 1920s […]

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Study Abroad in Oman: A Day at Nizwa Fort and مسفاة العبريين Misfat al Abriyyin

On Saturday, June 6th, 2015, I was able to take part in school day trip to Nizwa fort, in Oman’s old capital city of Nizwa, and Misfat Al Abreyyin–a 4,000 year old continuously inhabited village. It was about a two-hour drive away from Muscat. Our driver, Munthir Al Nomani, was dressed very casually. It made […]

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