Category: bergen, Norway
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Since it has been a while since I have shared an update about our time here in Norway, I thought today would be a good time to do it. From the beginning, we decided to partake in this adventure for what it promised, a once in a lifetime experience for the kids and our family as a whole. We embarked to Norway in hopes … Read More Update from Norway!
Last week, I went to Oslo to attend the Fulbright orientation. While there, I learned more about J. William Fulbright, the impetus for the program, and some of the pushback that he received. After hearing some of this information, I began to think about the importance of Fulbright’s vision during my time in Norway. At this juncture, I have been in Bergen for about … Read More Cultural Exchange and the Fulbright Program
So, we’ve been in Bergen about two weeks, and all I can say is, “Wow!” Over the past fourteen days, we’ve hiked Mt. Fløyen, visited Bergenhus, walked around the city centre, and learned how to navigate the grocery stores. All in all, it’s been an exciting two weeks. Today, I just want to share some pictures and stories about our time here in Bergen … Read More Mt. Fløyen, Håkonshallen, and Rosenkrantztårnet
As I get ready to head to the University of Bergen in August, I have started to think about ways to discuss issues of race in America’s history. Brianne Jaquette’s piece, “Fulbright Workshop: Black Lives Matter, Part One,” sparked these thoughts, and her discussions about how Europeans talk about race differently than we do here in America. This is important for me to consider, … Read More Getting Ready for Next Year in Norway
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Welcome to 2018! Back in August 2015, I started Interminable Rambling as a space for me to flesh out thoughts I had concerning texts I was reading, pedagogy, and culture. Since that first post, I have published 236 posts for this site on a myriad of topics such as Mary Rowlandson and Sarah Kemble Knight to Star Wars: The Force Awakens and court cases such … Read More What to Expect in 2018!