Thaddeus is an official CAPA blogger for fall 2017, sharing his story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A BFA major at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, he is studying abroad in London this semester.
In this week's post, Thaddeus shares his observations and experiences on diversity in the U.K. vs. the U.S.
First let me start off by saying: the pictures in this post have nothing to do with the content. I wanted to talk about cultural and ethnic diversity this week, and I felt like taking pictures of random people in public to capture "diversity" was rather rude and uncomfortable. I didn't want to encroach on people's privacy (especially as an American student). So, please enjoy some pretty skyscapes from this week!
Also, diversity is something that must exist...not something we can capture in a picture... If you are a young philosopher, feel free to argue that point with me!
Okay, so on to this week's post:
As my third week in London comes to a close, I have started to think about how I, as an American student, play into or perhaps stand out in U.K.'s culture.Continue Reading →