U.S. Money: Do you have change for a dollar? – Culture & Vocabulary

U.S. Money: Do you have change for a dollar? – Culture & Vocabulary

Can you name these coins? This is a penny. It’s worth one cent. A nickel is five cents. A dime is ten cents. A quarter is twenty-five cents. In the U.S., quarters are the most useful coins to carry these days, but sometimes we don’t have any on us. I asked my Twitter followers to […]

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SuMuP: EuroDynamics Opening Conference & Fear Time performance

SuMuP: EuroDynamics Opening Conference & Fear Time performance

SuMuP is an Italian Cultural Association Founded in January 2012 by a group of international artists With the purpose of organizing events mixing different forms of art To let people from different cultures collaborate And putting together different art groups. EuroDynamics is an innovative, sustainable and multicultural project Involving five European nations: Italy Spain Germany […]

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Southern Tasmanian Badminton Association — Sport bridging cultural divides

Southern Tasmanian Badminton Association — Sport bridging cultural divides

Badminton is like a language. You know, we talk languages but this bridges languages, it bridges cultural divides. This sport has given me an opportunity to know many friends and also many other cultures to. The idea is to allow people to pursue their interests and the things that kind of make them tick as […]

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Why China’s Social Credit System Is Worse Than You Think

Why China’s Social Credit System Is Worse Than You Think

This exploration was made possible by CuriosityStream, The year is 2084. A Chinese citizen with an authentic Chinese name, Winston Smith, has decided to venture from his apartment to a seedier part of the city. But he isn’t looking for a typical dark alley product or service. No. He’s purchasing a forbidden blank paper book, […]

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Chinese Movie Youth/芳華 (2017) Multi-language subtitles/Sino-Vietnamese War,1979;Cultural revolution

Chinese Movie Youth/芳華 (2017) Multi-language subtitles/Sino-Vietnamese War,1979;Cultural revolution

My name is Xiao Suizi.Back in the 1970s,I was in the southwest part of the country serving in a provincial military arts troupe.I was a dancer.My comrades called me Suizi.The story that I’m about to tellis the story of our arts troupe.But in this story, I’m not the protagonist.It stars two people.The man’s name is […]

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Personal Struggles with Relativism

Personal Struggles with Relativism

Go to Amy now in Radford, Virginia watching us on Facebook Live. Thanks for watching on Facebook Live, Amy. You are on with Dr. Edward Sri. Hey gentlemen, thanks for taking my question. It’s actually a two-part question. So from what I’m understanding is that this book has seven tips to respond to relativism. However […]

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Interview with Gil Stein

Interview with Gil Stein

Welcome to the Oriental Institute’s Oral History Project. Today is Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, and I’m here in the Research Archives with the head of the Research Archives, Foy Scalf. I’m Anne Flannery, the OI’s archivist and our IT Specialist Knut Boehmer is behind the camera. We are here today with Gil Stein, Professor of […]

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Pop Culture’s Highs and Lows

Pop Culture’s Highs and Lows

>>>THE DEATH OF ARETHA FRANKLIN UNITING THE COUNTRY, “BLACK PANTHER” BREAKING RACIAL BARRIERS, AND PRESIDENT TRUMP CHOOSING TO SIT WITH KANYE WEST INSTEAD OF HIS OWN CABINET MEMBERS. THESE ARE JUST SOME OF THE KEY PIVOTAL MOMENTS OF 2018. WHILE EVERY YEAR IS DEFINED BY ITS TOP POLITICAL, SOCIAL AND HISTORICAL MOMENTS, WE NOW TAKE […]

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Born Sexy Yesterday

Born Sexy Yesterday

Tron: Legacy, Disney’s neon infused sequel to the 1982 classic, includes a particularly egregious example of a trope that has bothered me for years. QUORRA: “I’m Quorra!” It’s a gendered convention that will be instantly familiar to science fiction fans. The convention shows up over and over again in speculative media, but it didn’t have […]

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Mother’s decision pays off in UW-Madison’s American Culture and English Program

Mother’s decision pays off in UW-Madison’s American Culture and English Program

My name is Lichin Lin. I’m from Taiwan. My son is attending the American Culture and English course at UW-Madison. This is the first time my son to be here in American school. It is very important for him. It’s a very new experience for him to be here, to experience American style academic life. […]

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