political cartoons, synagogues, and so much pasta, or, core course week days #4-5

As I write this, I’m curled up on our couch with a blanket, listening to the rain outside. The weather is definitely beginning to change here in Copenhagen and while I’m a sucker for fall and winter weather (the cold never bothered me anyway?) I’m definitely trying to hold on to as much of this Danish summer as possible!  It’s been raining on and off all day and now I definitely understand why the Danes spend so much time outside when the weather’s nice—you never know if it’ll be the last sunny day for a while!  Now that core course week has officially drawn to a close, I wanted to give a quick recap of the last two days—our seminars here in Copenhagen—before my post in a few days about some of my takeaways from this week!

If you haven’t yet seen my recap of the first three days of Core Course Week, check that out here!

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2.5 days in hamburg and 1 storm, or, core course week days #1-3

“What the heck is a Core Course Week?” —me, approximately nine months ago when I was accepted into DIS and started aggressively stalking my syllabus to learn everything possible about my core course.  So, for past me and any future you’s, here’s Core Course Week in a nutshell: one week, two days in Copenhagen, three days in Western Denmark or a neighboring country, no classes other than your core course, lectures and site visits on related topics, lots of bonding time with said core course.

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