Monthly Archives: November 2011

Our First Thanksgiving

Ever since we first learned that we would be spending a year in the States as exchange students, Thanksgiving has been at the very top of our “Things We Must Experience” list. A holiday we’d only ever really seen on … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Parisian Thanksgiving

November 25, 2010 As you guys all know, today is Thanksgiving— or as it is crudely translated into French, le jour de l’action de grâce. This is my first Thanksgiving in all 21 of my Thanksgivings that I have been away from … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Islamabad to Williamsburg

Tehmina Khwaja and W&M President Taylor Reveley If I could tell you just one thing about Pakistan it would be that family is everything! The American concept of individualism means little in my country, where you are not just a … Continue reading

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Indian Festivities

September 3, 2011 Technically this was the first week of school, but because of festivals on Wednesday and Thursday I still haven’t had all of my classes. Wednesday was Eid, which is the end of Ramazan during which Muslims fast. … Continue reading

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International Education Week 2011

November 14 – 18 is International Education Week 2011! International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State, designed to help “promote programs that prepare Americans for a global … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kangaroo Island, Australia

June 13, 2011 Kangaroo Island was magical. I feel like my entire study abroad experience was justified by this one utterly unreal week. The trip was sponsored by Conservation Volunteers Australia, and there were seven of us: a big guy … Continue reading

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World Minded Out Now

The Fall 2011 issue of World Minded, the Reves Center for International Studies‘ biannual newsletter, is now available. Drop by the Reves Center to pick up a print copy, or view online in our digital archive. Enjoy!

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Keeping Cambridge With Me

The W&M 2011 Cambridge summer program was beyond phenomenal. I took a course on spies, another on Shakespeare, and spent the majority of my free nights out around the city. I saw some truly beautiful things and met some truly … Continue reading

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2012 Cambridge Summer Program

Photo courtesy of Colleen Kennedy For students interested in British cultural and film studies, the Cambridge summer program may be the perfect study abroad match. Program participants can go on weekend excursions to sites relevant to coursework, or venture around … Continue reading

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