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American Soft Power: Thoughts From Indonesia

— By Christopher Linnan — For those readers who took political science courses in college, you have probably been introduced to the concept of “soft power” in the abstract sense. If you did, then you (much like me not so long ago), probably sat in a classroom and had a professor(s) who tried to communicate…

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Alumni Spotlight: Katy Rennenkampf

Name: Katy Rennenkampf Hometown: Columbia, Maryland School: University of Maryland, College Park (BA & BS) and Johns Hopkins University (MS in progress) ETA placement and year: Bogor, West Java (2013-2014) and Atambua, East Nusa Tenggara (2014-2015) Current city and job: Baltimore, MD as a middle school math teacher! Life after Fulbright: After returning from my second…

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Monthly Highlights: November-December 2015

As the 2015-2016 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grantees continue to teach, learn, and live across Indonesia, they are still finding new ways to engage with their communities in and out of the classroom. Below are monthly highlights from November and December 2015 about these engagement efforts from ETAs placed in Sumatra and Central Java. Magelang, Central…