• ตําถั่วอเมริกัน ถึงแม้ตัวจะอยู่ไกลแต่ใจไม่เคยห่าง

    One of the most distinguishable features of a country is its food. As an international student studying overseas, I am constantly searching for the most authentic Thai food near campus. Dining hall experiences have been quite enlightening and also surprisingly tasty at times.

  • 谈谈歧视

    Many Chinese people perceive themselves as victims of discrimination in the United States. In this article, Yifu takes a closer look at the nature of discrimination and what Chinese people can do about it.

  • Lingua afiada

    Helder Toste BK ’16 describes his misadventure​s in Portuguese at a restaurant in Hawaii, where customers were shocked by a Portuguese word that closely resembles an English swear word.

  • Guía a las idiosincrasias lingüísticas de Auvillar

    In a series of short vignettes, Edward explores the comic interactions that result from linguistic misunderstandings in the quaint little town of Auvillar.

  • 뭐가 대수야?

    A young girl falls in love with Korean traditional dance, and hopes to spread its beauty across America. However, she is confronted with the cultural arrogance of the established Western Dance scene.

  • 異文化の身体的接触の勘違い

    Physical contact is treated differently in American and Japanese culture. Sometimes students learning a language fail to understand the culture that accompanies it.

Read Check out our latest issue, "Come Again?"!




Issue #7: "Come Again?"

In our seventh issue, Accent explores phenomena of confusion and misunderstanding through articles on misconceptions at home, at Yale and across borders.

Una Recensione di Kinky Boots

By Gabrielle Moran, Oakland Catholic High School ’17

A review of Tony Award winning Broadway star, Billy Porter’s, homecoming performance in Kinky Boots.

The first time...

Il Seminario Estivo Sugli Affari Del Mondiale

By Gabrielle Moran, Oakland Catholic High School Class ’17

A reflection on my first month of summer as a scholar in the University of Pittsburgh...

สวัดดีปักกิ่ง

By Sandy Wongwaiwate, 2017 First weeks in Beijing, China.

The first few weeks in Beijing has definitely been an interesting experience. From delicious Chinese dishes to...

Wiedervereint U.S., Zu Hause Oklahoma!

By Caroline Kulmhofer, University of Graz

Reunited U.S., I’m home Oklahoma!

I just have been here and already back. After briefly going home to Austria,...

Metrópolis, sin fin / Metropolis, Neverending

By Omegar Chavolla-Zacarias, BR ’16 Omegar reflects on his relationship with the city he knows best.

It took about an hour to hike to the top....

Рассказ о двух городах

By Andrew Brod, BK 2017

A comparison of my impressions of St. Petersburg and Moscow.

 

St. Petersburg and Moscow form one of the central oppositions in Tolstoy’s...

在中国最难忘一件事

By Alexandra Lombardo, JE 2018

Trying to live life in China as a white person means a whole new set of experiences.

 

When I first arrived...