Archive for Emily Persons

Istanbul, January 17th from Emily

Greetings and salutations from a beautiful and snowy Istanbul! Our trip is in full swing now, as everyone is better adjusted to the newness of this wonderful city.  We started the day off with a stroll through Nisantasi Neighborhood, perhaps the most “Western” experience we have thus encountered.  Nisantasi is a beautiful quarter of Istanbul […]

January 9th, POL-155

Well, the most surreal day of our Turkey trip is finally here: the final hours before departure.  After a week of preparation in background on Turkish history, popular culture, controversies, and role in global affairs, it is time to be guests in the wonderful city of Istanbul.  On this last day of class on-campus, it […]