Whereof We Can Speak: On Gloves and Loves

I recently came across a Guardian piece recounting the author’s experience marrying a frenchman before having learned a meaningful amount of French. Though her husband spoke perfect English, the author wrote of the great psychological alienation created by her husband’s inability to speak to her in his native language, described by him as “touching [her]…

This Week’s (SLE)ak Peek: Gaby Jassir

Hi, I’m Gaby, and I’m SLE Central’s Director of Programs this semester. I’m a senior at Brown concentrating in Economics and Development Studies. I’m originally from Barranquilla, Colombia but I’ve lived in Tampa, Florida since I was seven years old. I’ve been a part of SLE since summer 2015, when I helped restructure the training…