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Globalization And Language Learning

Increasingly experts are urging people to learn a second language in order to be competitive in an interconnected world. Learning a language is thought to not only provide the learner…

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Global Perspectives On Climate Change

The latest IPCC report on climate change was just released explaining what humanity needs to do to mitigate the consequences of a changing climate — this comes on the heels…

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Spaces of Cultural Production

I’ve been immersed in readings on globalization and media of late for my own research. I’ve been struck, in particular, by the way two books handle the concept of “space”…

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Five Questions With Manuela Ciotti

Art, of the high or pop kind, is something many people have experience with. Scholars have labored as they’ve attempted to understand what particular artistic representations might mean, what they…

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Global Online Anonymity

With the Internet has come rhetoric about the World Wide Web being a borderless space. It has been imagined as an entity that would challenge old hierarchies and ways of…

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Five Questions With Michael Mascarenhas

Poverty and humanitarian aid are at the center of this week’s Q&A with a Framing the Global Fellow. Michael Mascarenhas is an associate professor in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute‘s┬áDepartment of Science…

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The Olympics In Research

So, I’ll admit it, I’m a huge sucker for the Olympic Games. Winter or summer, it doesn’t matter. Suddenly I find myself watching diving and half-pipe; marathon and curling (those…

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Considering Development

People in the development field have attempted to diffuse a number of different technologies in order to aid, midwife, or spark the development of a broad spectrum of places. From…

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Five Questions With Anne Griffiths

On its surface, land seems to be an obvious thing. It has substance. You can feel it, touch it, taste it. In this week’s conversation with a Framing the Global…

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Five Questions With Stephanie DeBoer

This week we pick up our semi-regular series of conversations with Framing the Global Fellows by exploring the concept of “location”. Stephanie DeBoer is an assistant professor in Indiana University’s…