GOVERNMENT AND MEDIA WON’T SHOW YOU – Brussels: Terror VS Civilization –

GOVERNMENT AND MEDIA WON’T SHOW YOU – Brussels: Terror VS Civilization –

Yesterday, after the horrible and tragic terrorist attacks in Brussels, many people to express solidarity, started putting Belgian flags on their profile pictures. The same happened last November, after the horrific Paris attacks. But few people realize that between Paris and Brussels attacks, there were at least 38 more terrorist attacks in which 20 or […]

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Cultures and Cocultures

Cultures and Cocultures

Cultures and cocultures: developing understanding. The first thing we talk about with cultures and cocultures we want to talk about some definitions in a culture; the language, values, beliefs, traditions and customs people share and learn. When you think of the culture of the United States and all those things that go with that a […]

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Deaf vs. Hearing Culture – Honorifics | ASL – American Sign Language

Deaf vs. Hearing Culture – Honorifics | ASL – American Sign Language

Hello. You know how there are different tendencies between Deaf and hearing people. I picked one of these and its about names. You notice how hearing people usually as a sign of respect for the likes of teachers and principals Hearing people usually add honorifics like Mr., Mrs., Miss, and Ms. before the names. To […]

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Multicultural Diversity and the Educational Experience (2017)

[MUSIC PLAYING] A lot of people will try to say, oh, we’ll just put a person of color in something. That’s diversity. I think that’s one of the main misconceptions. People just think diversity is everything physical, everything that you can see right off the bat, but it’s absolutely not. Diversity is more than race. […]

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Indigenous Visual Culture program at OCAD University

Indigenous Visual Culture program at OCAD University

The INVC program is kind of a way to integrate Indigenous knowledges and cultural practices into your own art practice. You’re given a lot of choice and a lot of room to kind of figure out how to work. This was a completely new, like a completely new knowledge combined with skills that I was […]

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Andre the Giant: The Gentle Giant

Andre the Giant: The Gentle Giant

He was billed as the 8th wonder of the world – a legitimate giant of a man, 7 foot 4 inches tall and more than 500 pounds. Andre the Giant was the greatest attraction the world of professional wrestling has ever seen. Yet his appeal went far beyond the ring. With his humble manner and […]

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Demographic structure of society – age | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

Demographic structure of society – age | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

Voiceover: Let’s take a quick look at the demographic of age. Sociology often looks at different age cohorts. A cohort is simply a group of people, but here we’re looking specifically at different age groups or generations, because these people all lived through the same certain events through a certain time that affected their lives […]

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Gallaudet university, city of American Sign Language and Deaf culture (video in ASL w/ captions)

Gallaudet university, city of American Sign Language and Deaf culture (video in ASL w/ captions)

Hi everyone! This is Benny Lewis from Ireland – sign name [Benny] When in Washington DC, I visited Gallaudet university. This university focuses on educating the Deaf and hard of hearing, classes are given in American Sign Language, as well as some in English. When in Gallaudet, I met up with many Deaf people. My […]

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Yarmouk (When You’re Born a Refugee)

Yarmouk (When You’re Born a Refugee)

هؤلاء هم الناس الذين كانوا يفتحون أبوابهم للجميع هذه هي الأم التي كانت تطبخ مضاعفاً, احتياطاً لقدوم أي ضيف الآن تقوم فقط بخلط الماء مع البهار و ترى أطفالها يفقدون وزنهم عندما تولد لاجئ تبني حياتك على لا شيء فقط غرفة صغيرة, ثم منزل صغير, وأحياناً دكان صغير و لكنهم أحرقوا كل شيء الآن عندما […]

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USA | Why people don’t trust Hitchhikers!

USA | Why people don’t trust Hitchhikers!

So many trucks. I’ll try talking to the drivers. Will try somewhere else. Bag is too heavy! Good that he said NO at the beginning itself. It is really difficult to hitchhike in the USA. I don’t know how Jerry and Alan allowed me to travel in their trucks. People don’t even make an eye […]

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