Scorned Landscapes: A Cross-Cultural Comparison

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Amber Rolland , University of Central Arkansas
The course "Scorned Landscapes" explored places scorned by UCA students and mainstream America. Through studying abroad, I was able to compare these narratives and mental maps to those I collected from native Italians and Greeks, providing insight into how different backgrounds influence ideas about what is other, not us.