Teaching Study Abroad at the End of the World

Dispatches from a month of global education in Rome, Italy

Jamie Cohen

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A man with a sweaty shirt walks towards the Pantheon in Rome, Italy on one of the many one-hundred degree days in June 2022
On our way to the Pantheon on one of the many 100º F/38ºC degree days in Rome, Italy

You can hear the ubiquitous coughing. The sort of cough that has a raspy, almost wet sound to it. You can see it on people’s foreheads as beads of sweat gather into drips and on the damp backs of shirts. You can smell it in the air. It smells like a wood burning stove, but the smoke is…

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Jamie Cohen

Digital culture expert and meme scholar. Cultural and Media Studies PhD. Internet studies educator: social good, civic engagement and digital literacies