Discovering Countries and Cultures at UC Libraries


On November 15 UC Libraries hosted an event focused on exploring¬† countries and cultures. Librarians Pam Bach and Olya Hart engaged students in planning the event. During brainstorming sessions students suggested discussing the phenomenon of culture shock and sharing what surprised, puzzled, or scared them when they came to the U.S. At the suggestion of Srinivasa “Sid” Thatham, President of the Indian Students Association,¬†we started the event with the video American culture shock for international students, which inspired a lively discussion. Continue reading