This Place… These People — by Annabel Maschal

As Study Abroad Ambassadors, we are likely to receive emails from future students who have questions about the study abroad experience. Recently, as a new ambassador, I received my first email asking about the different universities in Australia, what insight I had on them, and the university I attended.  I eagerly started to reply by…

Loss in Translation — by Henry Philip Blanton

While in Japan, I made a pilgrimage to Kyoto to visit the gravesite of Lady Murasaki, the courtesan who authored The Tale of Genji during the late 10th century. Remarkable for its subtle psychology of desire, The Tale of Genji is arguably the first novel ever written, and certainly one of the most important texts…