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Race & Ethnicity

Views on race and ethnicity vary among cultures. It is important to begin to understand how race and ethnicity are perceived in your host country before you depart. The resources at Carleton, on-line, and in print can help you develop your knowledge and awareness.

On campus

The Office of Intercultural Life staff is available to talk to students individually about concerns related to race and ethnicity and off-campus study. Contact the office x4014 for an appointment or just stop by.

Online

DiversityAbroad.com
Comprehensive resource for students of color and study abroad, including funding opportunities.

Information for Multicultural Students from Michigan State University
Valuable information for students of color considering study abroad.

Center for Global Education, PLATO
Resources promoting study abroad participation among underrepresented students.

In print

Carew, J. G. (1993). “For Minority Students, study abroad can be inspiring and liberating.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, 39 (18), B3.

Perdreau, C. (1995, July/August). “Students of color abroad.” Transitions Abroad, 87-88.