Central America

Student reflections on their Belize Journey

As part of the Agnes Scott College Global Journeys course on Belize Before and After Colonization, 21 students visited the country from March 6-12, spending time with members of two minority communities in Belize–the Garifuna and Maya. Upon their return, they were asked to write brief reflections on their time in the country, with an emphasis on one or more of the themes we had explored in class during the prior two months: the ethics of travel; imperialism, colonialism, and diaspora; Identity (self/other/culture); and globalization. Below are links to some of these reflection essays: