Married to a Muslim man in North Carolina, Katy is especially heartbroken by the murders of three precious lives in Chapel Hill this week. Here are her reflections...
This month's "How to Meet People Abroad" takes us to one of the most hospitable countries in the world - Morocco!
Justice across cultures is explored in the story of Kainat, a young girl who seeks justice in Pakistan after being gang raped.
What will Ramadan be like for a newlywed couple in the US?
Our session was described as follows: “Muslim”, “Israeli”, “African”, and “American” – the labels that we use to describe others come with heavy baggage and a tremendous burden.
As an educator, I believe that intercultural experiences have an important role to play in a world situation that is – to say the least – very confusing. This year, 2011, marks a decade since the tragic events of September 11. Today's undergraduate college students were eight to twelve years old in 2001 and consequently have spent their intellectually formative years with post-9/11 media coverage, little of which addressed the need for intercultural understanding.
Here is a list of screenings of the award winning documentary "Crossing Borders" by Arnd Wachter for fall 2010.
Missy Gluckmann interviews Arnd Wächter, Director of the film "Crossing Borders" (April 2010).
Review of "Crossing Cultures" film/documentary about US and Moroccan students.