Hey There.

Starting this blog for my FSEM Globalization class. We’ll see where it goes from here. So far I don’t know too much about the topic of globalization, but I’m starting Thomas Friedman’s book The Lexus and the Olive Tree. I’m on the first few pages and so far he just seems sort of arrogant (he tells the story of how he asked room service in a foreign hotel for oranges and had to send them back because they were sliced with this really pompous attitude) but I hope that subsides as he gets a little deeper into the topic. I’m excited to see where this class goes, I hope that we’ll focus slightly more on culture and people.

2 Responses to “Hey There.”

  1. Mellow Musings » midterm reflection Says:

    […] certainly my blog. In my first few posts, (http://emilyhumberson.umwblogs.org/2011/09/01/6/, and http://emilyhumberson.umwblogs.org/2011/09/01/hello-world/) I could barely wrap my head around the idea of globalization. I could make loose connections but I […]

  2. Mellow Musings » Final Blog Reflection Says:

    […] myself getting intimidated and bogged down by the strong economic connotations I was perceiving (http://emilyhumberson.umwblogs.org/2011/09/01/hello-world/). Some of my first exposure to the concept was through reading Friedman’s The Lexus and the […]


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