In the fall of 2015, Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa co-taught a small seminar with Princeton professor Rubén Gallo. The class read a number of Vargas Llosa's major novels and discussed topics ranging from Peruvian politics to translation. Conversación en Princeton, which was published by Rubén Gallo with Alfaguara (Penguin Random House), is a record of some of those conversations, and a look into the mind of Peru's most celebrated writer.
The Bridge Year website features a reflection on being Asian-American in Peru.
Bridge Year is a Princeton University program that allows a select number of students to defer their freshman year in order to engage in nine months of service-based learning at one of five international locations.