Who Am I in Amman?
By Sarah Baron
“We talk about identities as something concrete, tangible, and real. We don’t realize that who we get to be and what we get to celebrate about ourselves is determined more by the environment around us than by material facets of our being…”
To read the rest, please see Sarah’s entire post over on the Junior Year Abroad Network blog!
The Junior Year Abroad Network (JYAN), sponsored by the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, connects Georgetown students spending a semester or more at other universities around the world. JYAN participants share reflections on religion, culture, politics, and society in their host countries, on topics ranging from religious freedom and women’s rights to social justice and the impact of globalization.