In case you were wondering: yes, I am as awkward on camera as I am in person. My final exam essay is due in less than 36 hours (yow), so of course that means I finally get around to putting something substantial on here for the first time in weeks. I bring you my first … Continue reading Live and In Colour
I promise I'm not just drinking and being irresponsible in airports. Outside of the Erasmus Mundus Journalism program, there is a lot going on. There is a running joke in the group about the chia pet-like growth of Facebook groups about everything from football to cooking to photojournalism; at a meeting I had earlier this … Continue reading Extra-Mundus Activities
You haven't had a real university experience until you've been to a Danish "Friday bar." This past Friday was the Største Fredagsbar: an all-day, all-night event of sports games, friendly competition, free concerts, and lots and lots and lots of alcohol. Now, this isn't your typical fredagsbar. This annual event is put on by the Aarhus … Continue reading Fredagsbar and the social drinking culture
A small gallery from spending an afternoon on an Aarhus beach.
Disciplinary backgrounds affecting classroom discourse. This past Friday was our first actual class of the programme, the first lecture of our first module, "Reporting Global Change." It's going to last about a month, and is held at the Danish School of Media and Journalism, or DMJX for short. It was an incredibly long day because … Continue reading A Political Scientist in a Journalist’s World
All about the Aarhus Art Museum (Aarhus Kunstmuseum). Before I just jump in and start describing the eccentricities of the Aarhus Art Museum, I will fill in a bit about what I've been up to. Working! Exploring! Getting a little lost! Thinking there is a black hole or rip in the space time continuum on … Continue reading ARoS
Finally in Denmark. I made it to Denmark this past Wednesday, and so far am really enjoying myself. Stayed in Copenhagen for a couple of days to get my bearings and learn how treacherous the Danish language is (not really, but seriously), and am finding how remarkably similar the architecture is to that of Amsterdam … Continue reading Arrived!