Resources

Resources

Links to Supplemental Readings:

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Our JOURNEY Photos

Angela Davis on feminism, activism and assimilationism

Globalization Videos

Globalization Simplty Explained

Pros and Cons of Globalization

Allies to accomplices

Global Activism

Gratitude – 31 Scientific Benefits

Privilege?

Privilege and Social Identity

Global Citizen

What does it mean to be a citizen of the world?

Beyond Good Intentions (the book)

Othering/ Boxes 

Colonialism (Notes)

500 Years of Colonialism

Decolonizing the Mind

Dangers of Single Stories

5 Trinidad and Tobago Heroes Whose Stories Must Be Told on Film

How to photograph strangers when we travel

The importance of cultural humility: Online module

The Colour of My Skin – iknowwhomygodis

Your White Savior Complex is detrimental to my development

Why are some black Africans considered white Americans?

Social Justice Must Be Complicated, Because Oppression Is Never Simple

Hyphen-Nation

Ally Solidarity?

INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT? HERE ARE 8 THINGS AMERICANS SHOULD DO FIRST FROM HOME

The Voluntourist’s Dilemma

The “Third World” Is Not Your Classroom- Courtney Martin

7 Reasons Why Your Two Week Trip To Haiti Doesn’t Matter: Calling Bull on “Service Trips” – Michelle Lynn Stayton

13 EYE-OPENING FIRST EXPERIENCES WE ALL HAVE WHEN TRAVELING-Jacqueline Kehoe

6-Day Visit To Rural African Village Completely Changes Woman’s Facebook Profile Picture

When Coming Home Is the Hardest Part of Travel- Ellie Cleary

Hardest Part of Travel Nobody Talks About

WHY I AM BOTH A TRAVELER AND A TOURIST

TRAVEL THE WORLD AND MAKE MONEY

Cultural Appropriations?

Free Books to further your learning on race, gender, sexuality, class, and culture!

5 Reasons College Students Should Not Study Abroad
by Maggie Cleary

5 Reasons You Should Not, Not Go Abroad
by Mallory Meiser
White Privilege, Explained in One Simple Comic
by Jamie Kapp

Privilege and Resistance

Claiming an Education: Adrienne Rich’s Spectacular 
1977 Commencement Address

HOW TO PISS OFF SOMEONE FROM TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO By Suzanne Bhagan

(Beyond) the death of global service-learning and the white saviour undone By Judy Bruce

A New Technique For Creating More Aha Moments: The Surprise Journal
Make Better Decisions, Turn Your Assumptions Upside Down, And Kick Your Curiosity Up A Notch By Starting A “Surprise Journal.”

Slavery’s Global Comeback By J.J. Gould

Colonialism is a good thing? See map.

Educating Your Five Senses Via Travel Article by Dr. Jessie Voigts

How to Use All 5 Senses When You Travel by Amanda Kendle

Links to videos:

Trinidad and Tobago 2015 Elevator Speeches

Global Trinidad 2016 Elevator Speeches

Matelot Videos

LaToya’s Life – Trinidad and Tobago Trip 2014
Trinidad and Tobago Travel – Local Etiquette
Trinidad and Tobago Vacation
A Tour of Trinidad’s Market
Funny Things Trini People Do And Say
RT5 S1E3 Top 5 Worst Women to be with in Trinidad
Trinidad Mission 2014
Trinidad & Tobago Online Quiz
Multiculturalism and its Challenges in Trinidad and Tobago

Black Violin- Stereotypes

Biggest Soca Songs of 2015

Doubles with Slight Pepper

Why America Needs a Slavery Museum

The Costs of Trinidad Carnival

Trinidad Carnival (travel-documentary from the season “Caribbean Moments”)

Trinidad Carnival 2015 – The Great Parade

Elements of Design, Nell Ruby

How to Edit a Google Map

TEDTalk “We Should All Be Feminists” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Individually or as a group, watch the video. Next, use the questions (provided here) for a group discussion on the themes and ideas presented in the video.

Links to Podcasts:

Youth violence and the neocolonial system of education in Trinidad (Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams)

 Links to Films:

  • Cannibal Tours by Australian filmmaker Dennis O’Rourke. Use the viewing guide (following pages) to sensitize yourself to the ethical issues involved in global travel
  • Stephanie Black’s documentary “Life and Debt” (2001) and a guest lecture featuring Dr. Erica Williams (Spelman College, Sociology & Anthropology) discussing her new book, Ambiguous Entanglements. See http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/67nsg8gz9780252037931.html.
  • To Educate a Girl: What does it take to educate a girl? Framed by the United Nations global initiative to provide equal access to education for girls by 2015, To Educate a Girl takes a ground-up and visually stunning view of that effort through the eyes of girls in Nepal and Uganda who are out of school, starting school, or fighting against the odds to stay in school. To Educate a Girl
  • New Film: The Voluntourist

Books
Women & Change in the Caribbean: A Pan-Caribbean Perspective By Janet Henshall Momsen
Sweet and Sour: Trinidad and Tobago By Johnny Coomansingh
Trinidad and Tobago Travel Guide – Tiki Travel

SOCA

Soca 2017 Playlist

Calypso

Jahaji Bhai

Trinidad Travel Publications

Interesting facts

 

Other Skills/ Global Competences

Global Competence

Critical Thinking How to?

History Single Narratives

We Need a Decolonized Education

 

We are the Ones

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Globalized Museum

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