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Praise for our book, from the Duke University prof who brought us together

Three days after our book launched worldwide on Amazon, Professor Comer sent us a heartwarming message in praise of our work. In the summer of 2015, her course… 282 more words


An example of a 'cross-cultural tension'

Those of us who live in a culture other than our own often talk about ‘cross-cultural tensions’ and it looms large for us as the stuff and stress of everyday life. 1,013 more words

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Finding Your Niche at #FIGT17NL

In 2014, I hosted a blog series called “Finding Your Niche: Using a Multicultural Past to Create a Meaningful Present.” The result was a set of essays from adult third culture kids, each different and each exploring what it was to find a niche as an adult. 899 more words


People Have Friends; Governments Have Interests

When I first began dating my husband, I would joke that I dated him and 30 Iranians. Cliff had hundreds of friends and most of them were international students at the university he was attending. 694 more words


Quote for Today: V.S. Carnes

Therefore, she hummed the provincial lullaby she had learned from the officers’ children in the English Quarter of Jerusalem, and watched in fascination while the savage radical’s eyes misted over with tears. 56 more words

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The Biggest Lesson of Them All

I’ve been learning a lot. That’s to be expected I suppose. :)

I’ve been learning French, and now a few words in Senoufo (a native language spoken in and around Korhogo). 900 more words


Listen up Australia! Language matters.

The MultiConnexions team recently unearthed an insightful article that was published in WeForum.org titled, ‘These are the most powerful languages in the world’ written by Kai Chan, Distinguished Fellow, INSEAD Innovation and Policy Initiative. 186 more words

Australia’s Multicultural Environment