Tulsa students heading home with new Caribbean cultural perspective | News

ST. CROIX — For the last 10 days, a group of students from the University of Tulsa — along with two of their professors — were immersed in St. Croix’s rich cultural heritage and diversity, exploring the legacy of colonialism in the Caribbean and the relationship between America and its Caribbean territories.

They dove into cultural exploration of the island, bringing to life the reflections of history they read about in their classes.

The trip was a short-term travel abroad experience from May 8-17 as part of the course “The Roots of Hamilton: Relics of Resistance in the Black Atlantic World, 1750-1850,” and it wraps up their spring semester.

Alicia Odewale, assistant professor…

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