Nov 29, 2023
Traveling is a fundamental pivot around which life at NYUAD revolves.
Student Government is under increased pressure to decide on how to treat single-national cultural SIGs that represent areas otherwise encompassed by...
My accent no longer needed to be displayed as a shield or emphasized to apologise for my genealogy when I tried to lay claim to my nationality.
The Video Desk
Find out where NYUAD students went on fall break.
Discover what's been happening this week at our sister campus, NYU Shanghai.
A look at what's been going on in the UAE this week.
Musicians play tribute to work of James Baldwin in NYUAD Arts Center performance.
Discover what was discussed in the most recent General Assembly.
The Gazelle Staff
A look at what's been going on at NYUAD recently.
Iraqi forces begin fighting for the Islamic State group's largest city.
The space in which the performance exists, as a fiction or an allegory, can have the potential to reframe the world and current events.
In addition to documenting travels through pictures, it has become common to add a numerical qualifier to traveling.
I never claimed my identity when I migrated, rather my identity claimed parts of the experiences and changes that came along with the process of...
Accents are a huge part of identity, especially at NYU Abu Dhabi, where everybody has different native languages and linguistic backgrounds.
My friends, all Westerners, enjoyed what I feared they would deem ratchet. I was amused. Slightly proud even.
Acknowledge what we learned and understood, but also accept how much we missed or didn't understand.
But the ability to make the leap means that we can, just as quickly, jump back.
I have a powerful passport, according to international standards, but this doesn't make me feel powerful at all.
So I guess the moral of the story, if there is any, is that being suspicious at all times can end up letting you down.
How a Pakistani self-perceived outsider found himself more attuned to his mother tongues and national symbols than others around him.
How to survive a journey in an overbooked train: talk to your suitcases and curse in German.
Gabriel Figueroa Torres
If language is accidental then there are already solid grounds to question how instrumental language really is to the topic of belonging.
Whether or not I have a place I can call 'home' now is another question that may be best left unanswered.
Being racially ambiguous is a double edged sword.