Have a look at the first of our guest bloggers and their stories! Here, Eugene shares a thoughtful essay on curiosity, travel, and his journey into the heart of Turkish culture.
About a month ago, I stumbled upon a BuzzFeed video on Facebook called “Questions Americans Have for Italians.”
About a month ago, the Hirshhorn museum in Washington, D.C. held the closing of Shirin Neshat’s Facing History, an art exhibit that portrays many important, and inherently controversial, aspects of Iranian culture since the revolution of 1979.
When talking to people from the U.S. about foreign languages, this is a typical conversation I find myself engaging in.
I remember the day I asked my mother to buy an English-Japanese dictionary for me.
Meet the third of our four new Storytellers, Kathy! In her spotlight post, she contemplates the literal and figurative distances she’s traveled over the years away from the language and culture of her grandparents, and how it forms part of her motivation to join SLE.
Meet Anita, the second of our four new Storytellers this semester! In her spotlight post, she tackles the issue of travel and its links to globalization, languages, and power.
Join in a brand new series with us as we take a look at where American undergraduate students are studying abroad to get a unique insight into places around the world and the journeys that led these explorers there.
Did you know that more than 50% of American students studying abroad have gone to European countries?
No matter how many language classes you have sat in on through high school and college, whether you are fulfilling a language requirement or you are genuinely passionate about a particular language, you will never truly begin to know a language or a culture until you have done one thing–