Society

Society in France is based upon the idea that everybody has the right to act upon their own will, but to treat other as equals who live together in a formal organization. That is a very sophisticated way to put the matter ergo I am going to make […]

Study Abroad Halftime

The home stay is still going well. There are some perks, like the food, Martine’s benevolence and Xavier. But there are some aspects of the home stay that I’ve gotten used to. Xavier is a pretty cool guy. He’s a bit older than me, but not mid 40’s […]

Kim’s Introduction to Brussels

My name is Kimberly Fiser. I am a sophomore at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and I graduated from Bryant High School in 2008. I was in the marching band, on yearbook staff, president of NHS, and in Madame Stevens’ French 2 class!Currently, I have been involved […]

Intellectual Culture

This blog post is about two intellectual cultures that existed in France roughly after world war two. Intellectual cultures are social orders that allow members to grow by accepting common symbols. Like the worlds cultivate, a relative, intellectual cultures develop like-minded thinkers and bring people together united by a common concept.

Pre-Holiday Blues

Just a day after my first French beat-down, I suffered another moral defeat. The babysitting went well and the girls’ grandparents gave me another snack. There was even a surprise waiting for me in the office in the form of a package (thanks Athena). This was shaping up […]