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As a professor, it is always an interesting experience to be sitting on the other side of the podium taking notes and asking questions. Our time in the morning and early afternoon over the past three days in Amman … Continue reading
Jerash Bagpipe While touring the 2000 year old ruins at Jerash, we stumbled upon this and all found it quite familiar! Click on the link.
One of the questions that has come up for me during my brief time in Jordan has to do with Jordanian identity. Over the past two days, we have listened to speakers inform us that anywhere from 40-70% of people … Continue reading
We had an incredible view of the Israeli and Jordanian landscape as we made our initial approach into Queen Alia International Airport. I was lucky to be sitting behind Joan who was able to point out Israel, the West Bank, … Continue reading
I am sitting in the hotel cafe, where internet is free, waiting for a beer, while the England-Ukraine football game is being shown on an enormous screen. Sports announcers sound the same all over the world, no matter what language … Continue reading
When I travel internationally, I always face two challenges related to my sense of direction. First, as family and friends who have traveled with me are all too aware, on a practical level I am very directionally challenged. I tend … Continue reading
This summer ten College of Wooster faculty will be traveling to Jordan and the Jerusalem area for an extended study seminar on conflict and cooperation between Jordanians, Israelis and Palestinians. We are supported by the Hales Fund at Wooster administered … Continue reading