Recipe for an Indonesian Thanksgiving

–By Lizzy Hardison– An American classic comes to the tropics in this adaptation of my favorite holiday. For best results, host this celebration on a day when you or your housemate can get out of school early. Yield: a sink of dirty dishes, a fridge full of leftovers, and two very stuffed bules* and their Indonesian friends.…

American Holidays in Indonesia: A Review of 2015

With six official religions marking the calendars of every Indonesian, there is no shortage of state-recognized holidays for ETAs to partake in during their grant. From the religious Idul Adha to the secular National Armed Forces Day, ETAs participated in a surprising number of holidays at their sites in the first half of the grant. While participating…

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…