“To go to bed at night in Madrid marks you as a little queer. For a long time your friends will be a little uncomfortable about it. Nobody goes to bed in Madrid until they have killed the night. Appointments with a friend are habitually made for after midnight at the cafe.” ― Ernest Hemingway,
Students will explore the city of Madrid, Spain. Each student will select one aspect of Madrid to reflect upon. The subject selected can be a person, place or event.
Format and submission guidelines for Miami as Text:
How to do a Miami as Text
Projects will be posted on a social media public forum, which will enable the host institution to engage student perceptions. This provides students with the opportunity to engage in a community dialogue in regards to their work. This should not impact student perspective or analysis. Your professor and the host institutions are interested in a genuine experience and honest reflection.
MADRID: STUDENT VOICES
“Studying the wrought iron structures of the Atocha railway station, a young mechanical engineering student wondered about the minds that collaborated on the reconstruction of the first railway station in Madrid. He imagined himself in the room with Alberto Palacio Elissagne, the architect. He imagined himself consulting with the renowned Gustave Eiffel, a man whose previous works he has studied extensively. The student boarded Gustave Eiffel’s train of thought as it pulled out of the Atocha railway station. He rode it to the designing of the Statue of Liberty, and he rode it to the construction of the Eiffel Tower. Finally, the train pulled up to the Atocha railway station in the early 1890s. The student unboarded and watched the the station as it was rebuilt.”
MIAMI AS TEXT
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