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Rude? No, Just Curious. Disrespectful? No, Just Learning: My Experience Managing “Rude” Interactions in a Culture Where They Were Normalized

"Originally, the attention was slightly off-putting and it made me uncomfortable, especially because the interactions were so random. Eventually, I realized that there was no malicious intent."

- Harrison Haywood IV

Category: Identity; Asia-Pacific; Anecdotes

Tags: Center for Global and Intercultural Study; Ethnicity; Nationality; Race; Gender Identity

Embracing Transformative Journeys: My Unforgettable Spanish 230 Experience in Granada, Spain

“Sharing cultural discoveries, navigating foreign transit systems, and savoring local cuisines together forged bonds that transcended borders and enriched my study-abroad experience."

- Simi Parhar

Category: Europe; Anecdotes

Tags: Center for Global and Intercultural Study

Archive: Anecdotes

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