Island Time in the Archipelago?

These last few weeks have been intense and busy in Indonesia for me. I have had to study and take final exams and presentations for three of the classes I have been taking here. Now, an important and completely different phase of my study abroad experience officially starts. For the month of November, I will…

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All Things Javanese

All Things Javanese I have been in Indonesia now for a month and a half. I have lived through so much in such short weeks, especially these last two. I left Bali (where my main program site is) to spend 3 weeks in another island, Java. Java is an hour and a half flight from…

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3 Weeks In: Indonesia Updates

Om Swastiastu! I have been in Indonesia now for exactly 3 weeks… It definitely feels like much more, like a lifetime! From trying to balance the readings and lectures I’ve had about the arts, religion, and social change in Indonesia thus far, to the exploring of temples, traditional ceremonies, and discovering the best and most…

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