Catalans Rediscover Their Culture

Not so long ago, Catalan children in France were punished for speaking their native language in schools. Many Catalans felt obligated to identify with French culture, and some were even tempted to relocate to Spain.

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Reaching New Heights

When I heard about the castellers for the first time, even just the very idea triggered my vertigo.

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Animal Shelter: Sights and Sounds Video

The Sights and Sounds videos document visual and audio impressions of greater Perpignan.

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My Great Expectations

For all I imagined, I never anticipated the palpable Spanish influence that exists here in Perpignan.

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Finding My "Yellow Brick Road"

When I found out I would be traveling to Europe for the first time it didn't take long for my urgent sense of directional distress to kick in.

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About Sarah Raghubir

Sarah is from Toronto, ON. She graduated with a double major in Journalism and Communication Studies from Carleton University, Ottawa, where she was the photography TA for the Journalism program's newspaper. In the future, she hope to pursue a career in both the editing and post production processes.

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About the Program

Fifteen college students came from North America to Perpignan, France, in June 2011 to produce these videos and stories. To find out more, read a welcome letter from program director Rachele Kanigel, meet the program faculty and explore the 2010 website.