Perspective Through Identity

After spending a semester abroad in Argentina my position of the country has changed from my original thoughts. Before going to Argentina, I didn’t know what to expect, I had no idea where Buenos Aires was or what the city was like and had to offer. I thought that I would be going to this…

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Below the Surface

The things that I have discovered “below the surface” from studying in Argentina I have been able to get a better understanding of the history of Argentina and the social, political and economic strife that this country has been going through for decade and ow it has shaped the country. The things that surprised me…

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Perspectives of History

The most impactful assignment that I had to complete was a presentation on the testimony of Luz Arce in her book Inferno, a story of terror and survival. The task was to look at trauma and memory and it is experienced, portrayed, lived and how she is able to share her trauma through her testimony….

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Habló Espanol

I can’t believe that i’ve been abroad for a little over a month. I took a month long intensive Spanish class and I can honestly say that I can see major improvement in my ability to communicate. Before I came here I was a 2 on a scale from 0-10 and only knew how to…

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The Time has Come

The time has come for me to go abroad in Argentina, I thought I had more time and then it’s the 21stand I am packing at 1am in the morning. Even though it is a little scary to go to a country I don’t know the country’s spoken language full I know it will be…

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