Pico Iyer: Where is Home? (TED Talk)

Where are you from? What does it mean to be “from” somewhere… does that refer to your heritage, your legal status, where you spend your time, or your heart? This is a wonderful talk by writer Pico Iyer.

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The Cultural Detective Newsletter: Clues to Intercultural Effectiveness Tips, Techniques and Resources

From my friends at Cultural Detective!

http://culturaldetective.com/julaug13news

“Wince: George and Trayvon” by Andy Johnson

As I post this, closing arguments are underway in the George Zimmerman trial, a case that is wrapped in issues of identity, stereotyping, perceptions, justice, and race. As we examine Trayvon’s death and George’s trial (and all the related media and framing), this piece, written shortly after Trayvon’s death by my friend Andy Johnson, provides an opportunity for reflection.

 

http://lunchticket.org/wince-george-and-trayvon/

“Transgender at Five” By Petula Dvorak, Washington Post

Kathryn, from the age of two, insisted that she was a boy. Now he’s Tyler.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/transgender-at-five/2012/05/19/gIQABfFkbU_story.html

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“Reflections on Being a Third Culture Kid (TCK)” by Lisa Zenno

This post was written by my former student, Lisa Zenno. She describes her experience living in many countries as she grew up and how this influences her today!

http://melibeeglobal.com/2012/06/reflections-on-being-a-third-culture-kid-tck/

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“The Faces of Homelessness, Beyond Stereotypes” – Slate Article on Jan Banning

What do you think of when you think of people who are homeless? These beautiful portraits may expand your thinking… 

http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2013/06/20/jan_banning_down_and_out_in_the_south_puts_a_face_to_the_homeless_population.html?wpisrc=obinsite