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Philosophic Geography and Study Abroad: Thinking Critically about the Map of the Mind

Abstract: This essay explores Andrea Smith’s concept of the privilege of self-reflexivity and Larry Wolf’s writings about philosophic geography and Eastern Europe in conversation with my study abroad experiences in Romania in 2013 and the Czech Republic in 2014. I use these writers to critique my practice of approaching the people I met while studying abroad as an occasion for […]

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