Kalamazoo College Study Abroad, Sierra Leone
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A group of Kalamazoo College students on study abroad in Sierra Leone, 1962 or 1963. The "K" students are pictured with students and faculty from Fourah Bay University in the first row, left to right: Gretchen Cassell, a Fourah Bay faculty member, Larry Barrett, Barbara Cummings, a Fourah Bay student, and Margaret Plaxton. The photographer and the Sierra Leoneans in the back row are not identified.
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Cassel, Gretchen H. (1964-04)The author reviews the status of colonial Sierra Leone in the mid-19th century and focuses on the career of Wesleyan missionary Robert Dillon to assess the validity of commonly held stereotypes of European missionaries in Africa.
Contested Meaning : An Exploration of Study Abroad and the Resulting Processes of Negotiation in Oaxaca, Mexico Hennen, Mariah (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2014)Research on U.S. undergraduate study abroad conventionally focuses on the experience from a sending community's perspective, consequently ignoring the complex processes of mediation that occur in host communities. By drawing ...