Culture

Rumi in the Language Classroom: Diversity of Knowledge & Teaching

Rumi in the Language Classroom Series Vol 1 Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, also known as Mawlana "our master" and more popularly as Rumi,...

Celebrate World Emoji Day

2020 marks a decade for experiencing emojis, and July 17th is World Emoji Day. In 2010, Unicode made the decision to codify Emojis - giving them international...

Hip-Hop Informs the Education Classroom in New Book

Professor Edmund Adjapong, program director in the Department of Educational Studies at Seton Hall University, has published the second volume in a...

Dismantling Racism: Working from the Inside Out

America is crying everyone’s tears. Crying because of all she stands for—the freedom, liberty, and opportunity that has not been genuinely extended...

Scrabble Removes Racial, Ethnic Slurs From Official Word List

On Wednesday, the North American Scrabble Players Association announced that derogatory language would be removed from the game's official word list. The decision comes after an online...

Spanish U.S. Anthem Highlights Hispanics’ Role in COVID-19 Battle

The Nonprofit organization We Are All Human Foundation (WAAH), which seeks to celebrate and promote diversity and inclusion, commissioned a brand-new recording of the national anthem as...

American Writers Museum Creates Online Exhibit, Includes Teacher Resources and Educational Materials

In the wake of COVID-19, the American Writers Museum is bringing its latest exhibit, My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today, to viewers online so...

Music to All Ears

It is intriguing to realize that at times there is little distinction between spoken languages and musical ones. Consider, for instance, the complex rhythms and slight tonal...

‘Parasite’ First Non-English Language Film to Win Best Picture Oscar

Korean director Bong Joon-ho made history last night as his film Parasite was the first film in language other than English to win Best Picture.

Museum Dedicated to Language, Planet Word, Opens in May

Planet Word-- a museum dedicated to everything language in Washington D.C.-- has announced that it is expected to open May 31 with...
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