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

Reflections on Language from In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

JhumpaBlogImage In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri recounts a novel experiment in language learning. Driven by her long-standing passion for the Italian language, the bilingual Bengali-English speaking author moves to Rome with her family and completely immerses herself in the language: … Continue reading

‘No’, Foreign Language Film Oscars 2013

The 2013 Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Film, ‘No,’ is based on the plot of the never published movie “Plebiscite”, which was finally adapted to the big screens by Pablo Larraín. This is the true story of a marketing campaign … Continue reading