Language: Bahasa Indonesia
Location of Study: Bali, Indonesia
Program of Study: Cinta Bahasa Language School
Sponsors: Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Affair, College of Arts and Letters, Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures
A brief personal bio:
Ann Marie Thornburg is a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology at University of Notre Dame. She also holds an MFA in Poetry from University of Michigan Helen Zell Writers’ Program.
Why this summer language abroad opportunity is important to me:
The Bahasa Indonesia training provided by this grant will enable me to improve my Bahasa Indonesia. Improved Bahasa Indonesia will allow me to complete ethnographic research for my doctoral dissertation in anthropology. It will also prepare me to begin translating poetry written in Bahasa Indonesia into English.
What I hope to achieve as a result of this summer study abroad experience:
I intend to improve my reading, writing, and speaking in Bahasa Indonesia.
My specific learning goals for language and intercultural learning this summer: