Chrissy’s project: “Machismo in Rural Mexico: Opinions and Actions of Men and Women.”
in another country for four months is an eye-opening experience,
especially for an anthropology student. Living in Mexico
meant learning a different language and a different set of customs.
Learning a second language in a country where it is spoken is very
challenging and immensely rewarding. The relationships that I built
in Mexico with the family and with the other students I went on the
trip with are priceless. I learned so much about gender in Mexico,
it was difficult to focus on one topic. I did however discover that
women are just recently joining the workforce and that is increasing
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