A recent survey reveals a general uneasiness about using French among both francophone and anglophone public servants in administrative regions where bilingualism is required.
Whether kids are from French-language
communities outside Québec in Canada, or are learning French as a second language, ongoing exposure to French is key to maintaining it. Some resources to help.
On the month of the Francophonie's 50th anniversary, it's time to think about the untold story of French connections across the Canada-U.S. border
Many believe that it is only a return to the country's two-state federation that will end the conflict and break the impasse.
Turkey harbours strong national ambitions, and a willingness to grow and use its military muscle alongside economic instruments.
In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
A weakened central power makes it easier for violent groups - like highway bandits, local militias and armed bands of jihadists - to emerge and thrive.
The influence of digital technology is most significant in how we experience culture and identity. Think about the use of streaming media.
Scholars such as Alfred Sauvy, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan and Frantz Fanon wrote in French, but their work greatly contributed to our understanding of democracy and social change in all contexts.
Senegal is important for Africa because it’s a country that shifts the narrative of the continent as an “arc of instability.”
A dictionary of African politics reveals the witty and insightful political terminology that people in different African countries use.
The environment at universities isn't conducive to effectively teaching and learning new languages.
Ontario's newest university serving a diverse francophone community will focus on the community's strengths and contribute to major contemporary issues.
The Gender Gap Tracker uses computational linguistics techniques to analyze how women are mentioned and quoted in Canadian media.
The language learning approach called "plurilingualism" empowers people to draw on many languages and cultural modes of communicating.
New Brunswick’s language politics have vaulted ahead of its teetering economic crisis to potentially become the central political issue in 2019.
Ontario's premier is drawing faulty parallels between Franco-Ontarians and Anglo-Quebecers when it comes to the services available to them in each province.
Ordinary people are being deeply affected by the continued violence tearing apart Cameroon.
A unique model of journalism based on academic research and fact-based analysis is now being published in both of Canada's official languages
To read English-Canadian media, you would think that Québec’s anglophones are under greater threat than the rest of the country's minority language communities. Why the selective outrage?