Springing Into a New Year

Nowruz Persian new Year

Sale no mobarak! That phrase—”Happy New Year”—was heard in countless households across the world today. When we welcome in the season of spring (or the vernal equinox) on March 20 each year, Persians welcome in their New Year: Nowruz (which translates … Continue reading

Books for Cultural Diversity: March’s Picks

Book Round up March is Women’s History Month (and International Women’s Day is March 8), so we’ve gathered a reading list of wonderful books by and about women. From childhood to adulthood, fiction to nonfiction, cooking to social commentary, we’re covering it all. … Continue reading

Books for Cultural Diversity: November’s Picks

546x350_02_books Language and culture go hand-in-hand, and there is no better (or more cost-effective) way to experience a new culture, language, or world than by reading a book. Whether you like books by internationally-translated authors, books set in other countries, or … Continue reading