2021 Overseas Encounters

2020 was a chaotic year in America, with the presidential election, the pandemic, and so on. I designed and offered a new course titled Overseas Encounters: Reading the World through Students Abroad. We read and discussed the history and literature about international students in the world from the seventh century China to the 21st century America. We also explores themes related to those experiences: religion, culture, gender, language, etc. Below are some projects my students created to document their discoveries.

My Sense of Nationalism

The Overseas Encounter of Bhangra

Viewing Cultural Interactions Through Different Lenses

Crossroads in a Storm for Chinese Overseas Students

This World of Ours