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Brazilian Literature Goes Global

Kristal Bivona hopes Kindle catches fire in Brazil Brazilian literature has been a well-kept secret from the rest of the world for decades. While Hispanic countries in Latin America have been exporting their literary production since the Boom of the twentieth century, comparatively few Brazilian authors have reached an international audience. To the horror of Brazilian literary scholars, many international...

Google Goes Multilingual

New search app code switches like most people.For polyglots, it can be an arduous task to manually change the language on a smart phone keyboard depending on the task— between texting friends and family in different language, emailing clients around the world, and reading international news, polyglots may switch languages hundreds of times a day. Unlike the polyglot brain...

Taiwan Goes Native

The Taiwanese Ministry of Education has announced that programs in the nation’s native languages will be compulsory from 2016.The country’s Minister of Education Chiang Wei-ning (蔣偉寧) said that the 12-year compulsory national education program would include Taiwanese (Hoklo), Hakka, and Aboriginal languages with students in Grades 1 through 6 having at least one class a week.Under the current program,...