The Office of International Students and Scholars, Freeman Abroad and Newcomb Tulane College Office of Study Abroad and Center for Global Education have partnered with @Clairebangser to collect stories celebrating the benefits of international representation and exchange on Tulane Campus as a part of global citizenship. Learn more about the different TU Citizens by clicking on their photos or names below.
"You know, most of the time we talk about languages dying, but this is an example of language genesis, a new language coming up."
''I noticed people treating me like someone from there which I think I felt uncomfortable with at the beginning, but then more comfortable with by
"Although I was born here in the United States, when I introduce myself, I always say I'm Mexican."
"When I was in Italy, I made a day trip out to the countryside. They had a big wine festival..."
"I'm doing a four plus one here - master’s in accounting because I find it very interesting. Not a lot of people like accounting, but I do."
"The military system in Egypt put borders for me. I'm living in exile. I can't go back to Egypt because I'm a human rights defender."
"When the Taliban arrived to Kabul last year, me with my family, we immigrated to the Republic of Poland."
"I think that the theoretical structure or concept of borderlands has been key in allowing us to question identity in general..."
"I lived in the US for years as being undocumented, and so the idea of borders was reinforced because I couldn't leave this country for a very, very
" I landed a job at an immigration law firm, working with H1 B visas, so worker visas, and then green card applications as well."