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Temples and Tourism: What Happens When Religious Sites Become Tourist Destinations?

A dream vacation of exploring ancient temples and ruins in China sounds like the trip of a lifetime. However what happens, after the tourists return back home? For this assignment, I chose to take a look at this question by researching how the tourism industry of Chinese Buddhist temples has affected the religion of Buddhism itself, […]



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When Euphoria Outweighs Foreign Reality – DAC 12/7/15

Kyle Cook DAC Final 12/7/15 When Euphoria Outweighs Foreign Reality – Abstract – For my visual narrative, I chose to depict an experience I had immediately after graduating high school. My whole senior class and I took an organized trip to Montreal, Quebec. This was only the third time I had ever left the U.S. […]



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GSALWEN Common Assignment: Sharing Stage Hui Minority

I have spent the past month researching the Hui Ethnic Minority of The People’s Republic of China. I have chosen to present my final project in the form of a tourist guide found in areas such as those where the Hui reside. The videos we have watched in class have inspired me to delve into […]



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Mogao Caves: A Thousand Years of Buddhist History

All the way on the other side of the world, in the Gansu province of China, you will find the oasis city of Dunhuang. The city, whose name means “Blazing Beacon”, is situated near the western side of the Gobi Desert. Dunhuang has always attracted many travelers. Today it is a popular tourist site, but […]



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