Despite this experience, I definitely still had a lot to learn. Most of my colleagues were from Jawa Barat, so my understanding of Indonesian culture and language was limited to this one regional perspective. Additionally, I knew that Indonesia had the largest Muslim population in the world, so I assumed that religion, and more specifically, Islam, would be quite consequential in daily life. While this is true to an extent, I gained a much more nuanced perspective on religion and its impact in Indonesia through my time as an ETA. Read More.
Senny Suzanna Alwasilah may be studying at the IU School of Education as a visiting scholar with a Fulbright scholarship, but her connections to the school go back many years. Alwasilah chose to return to the School of Education because of its leading performance in education – and because her late husband enjoyed studying here. Adeng Chaedar Alwasilah earned his master’s in 1985 and his Ph.D. in 1991 from the School of Education. Read More.
Hi/Hello, I am Sari Maidona, an English teacher. In 2018, I taught English together with Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Alex Bue at SMAN 11 Padang. I am also an alumna of Fulbright DAI 2019. Read More.
To celebrate 70th Anniversary of US Fulbright Program, AMINEF recently asked some of US Fulbright Scholars to Indonesia. We asked Fulbright Scholars Dr. Ana Otero, Dr. Allen Price, Dr. Yashwant Pathak, and Dr. Andrew Henderson on how the Fulbright Program has shaped their perception of Indonesia. Their experience shows that Fulbright has indeed tightened the bonds between the people of the United States and Indonesia! Read More.
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