“Don’t travel at night, don’t travel by car, and don’t travel out of the city,” the warning of the Department of State repeated over and over in my head as we zipped along the small highway in darkness.
In September 2011, I was residing in Dachau, Germany after embarking upon a yearlong volunteer service with Action Reconciliation Service for Peace at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site.
The Oriental Nicety, age 26, left the mortal world amidst huge negative publicity on June 29, 2012, at the Alang shipbreaking yards in India after meeting with an unfortunate fatal accident.
It had always been my professional dream to take students on a study abroad program that would be meaningful and impact their outlook on their role in the world.
Howkins, who is a historian of Antarctica, writes of the sense of legitimacy that seems to settle on historians after they visit the places they study, especially if the places they study are little-visited by outsiders in general.
Technology is an extension of societal mores and seeps into our lives, how we breathe, what we know, and how we move sometimes leaving an indelible digital mark.