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.
“I speak two foreign languages and I have lived abroad, but nobody really cares, and since none of these is covered in the job requirements, there is no need to mention it in my cover letter…” WRONG!
Welcome to the first monthly Opportunities Roundup! We’re excited to share these resources for traveling, learning, working, funding, and connecting.
As you start mapping out your class schedule for the fall, deciding how many a cappella groups you can join and exactly what number of hours you can go without sleeping, it seems like as good a time as ever to start thinking about that language you’ve been studying.
glob·al mind·set, n: the ability to operate comfortably across borders, cultures, and languages That’s what Stacie Nevadomski Berdan and Mashall S. Berdan think is missing for too many American children. And it’s holding us back.