GATEWAY PROJECT: A FULBRIGHT BLOG





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This blog is an archive for my research, interviews with designers and museum staff, and travel experiences as I explore multilingual design practices in Taiwan and the US.
Fulbright research abroad in Taipei, Taiwan began in March 2021.   

这个博客是关于我个人在旅行交流经验中用中英文做研究访问博物馆陈列设计师和员工的记录。

2021年三月到輔仁大學开始我富布赖特的国外研究。




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REFLECTION: POST-COVID CULTURE SHOCK





Language: English
Date: April 11, 2021
Listening to: “Shangri-La” by EOB
The normal progression of culture shock has some unexpected twists thanks to the effects of traveling post COVID. The original structures of old comfort and new strangeness that drive the culture shock bell chart have been flipped upside down by the fact that life at home isn’t even normal. Since this is my fourth time visiting East Asia, I thought I was ready for the homesickness. Instead, it’s the worst its ever been…which is strange because if you’ve been living the same socially distanced American life that I have been the past year, you know it’s not enviable at all. So why is my homesickness so overpowering?

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