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We Don’t Know What You Guys Think

“We really want to make friends with any American students.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for […]

Nobody Talks to Me

“I was getting mad every single time.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does the narrator experience in his first year? How does he respond? What emotions does he describe? What changes in his second year? How does he respond? What […]

American People Take It for Granted

“I have to constantly learn how to keep good relationships with people.”   Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Rah Rah Guy

“You should always be willing to let someone else in–if you trust them.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Point A to Point B

“Hearing her say her own experience through her own words is pretty enlightening.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Honest Discussions of Race

“White privilege does not equal white guilt; racism does not equal minority rage.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Sheltered Your Whole Life

“It’s something white people should make themselves do–go be awkward.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does it mean for the speaker to participate in events—how is it different than just going to an event? What made becoming a participant […]

I Will Always Sign Up and Go

“I do have trouble finding friends here because I’m in the graduate program.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

They Look Down Upon You

“In the twinkling of an eye, the enthusiasm and expectation my friends had of America had gone far, far away.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What kinds of discrimination do the Chinese students experience? How does the first speaker react when […]