Since the pandemic introduced travel restrictions and disrupted campus life, some students are searching for alternative ways to get international learning experience.
There are both benefits and challenges of building relationships and skills online with students abroad, but students can learn how to make the most of this ‘travel without travel.’
Warlpiri person showing a honey ant after hunting.
Historically, research has been imposed upon Indigenous people, instead of conducted with them. This is an exploration of more collaborative ways to research when working with Indigenous communities.
The creation of links with twin towns can challenge governments and show solidarity.
The movie ‘Children of Men,’ based on the book of the same name by P.D. James, shows how people come together in a tragedy.
The end of times, and any small-scale apocalypse, has a special quality: that of distilling what is important from what is superficial and unnecessary.
A scene from Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Lore: the oldest continuing culture in the world resonates with overseas audiences.
Why do students still describe Australia as a ‘young’ country lacking culture? Are our universities doing enough to to teach Australian films, artwork and books?
Fresh Air host Mark Stucky of Newton, Kansas shook hands with Thomas Flowers from Gulfport, Mississippi, as Doris Zerger Stucky – Mark’s mother – watched in this 1960 photo.
Mennonite Library & Archives, Bethel, Kansas
Many urban children who took part in a program that was supposed to enrich their lives dealt with racism instead. Why can’t this cultural exchange become a two-way street?
The University of California-Mexico Initiative Education Working Group created Project SOL, an online curriculum program that teaches students in their native language.
University of California, Riverside
Despite hard work by both governments to overcome mistrust, more is needed to build mutual understanding between Americans and Mexicans. Educational partnerships may hold the answer.
Few would argue that exchanging cultural ideas could be construed negatively. But what happens when the influence and origins of that culture go unacknowledged and ignored?
Interculturalism emphasises interaction between members of diverse communities, rather than ‘groupism’.
A relatively new approach to diversity prioritises active and equitable interaction between various groups within local communities.
The centenary of Natsume Soseki’s death this year is being marked by numerous events, not least his resurrection in robotic form.
What do school students bring to their understanding of Mohsin Hamid’s post-9/11 novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist?
AAP Image/Alan Porritt
Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid’s 2007 novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist has been on the VCE text list for four years in a row. For me, it has been an eye-opener to teach this novel to secondary school…
Palludarium Shigelu by Azuma Makoto and marmoreal engineered marble designed by Max Lamb for Dzek.
What happens to design when it migrates? This is the question posed by Australian design studio Broached Commissions which opened its latest exhibition, Broached Retreat, at the Ullens Centre for Contemporary…
A Brazilian PhD student in Canada as part of the Science without Borders programme.
Canadian Light Source
One of the reasons Brazil took its loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals so hard was because many Brazilians wrongly believe the rest of the world only looks up to them for their footballing skills…
Chi Udaka isn’t a “fusion” show, it’s a performance in which intercultural exchange flourishes.
There is speculation that the taiko drum was first used by soldiers in battle. At its best, Chi Udaka, currently playing at the Seymour Centre as part of the Sydney Festival, recalls the ritualised diffusing…