The very first thing I read after a long time of dedication to writing my dissertation: Invisible Cities, recommended by a friend. I read the novel/poem from the beginning to the end during the hours sitting on a plane from Detroit to Phoenix. When was the last time that I endured this manner of reading? […]
http://www.ajarpress.com/ (founded and run by friends of Museum of Education) Ajar is dedicated to the discovery of poetry and art in both ordinary and hidden places, providing a space for these works to be exhibited, loved, and challenged. As a first bilingual journal and an independent press based in Hanoi, Ajar inhabits language as it moves between worlds and words […]
Hiroko Masuike for The New York Times One of the city’s seven Temporary Reassignment Centers, where suspended teachers were required to spend the day, day after day. Read more here.
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Source: University students ‘made to wear anti-cheating helmets’
(What I talk about when I talk about Việt Nam) Tết is a time when friends visit each other’s home. More about Tết Articles on Wikipedia: Tết, Bánh chưng McAllister’s (2012) Connecting Places, Constructing Tết: Home, City, and the Making of the Lunar New Year in Urban Vietnam
Classroom Portraits Give a Glimpse of Students’ Lives Around the World An entry by Alyssa Coppelman on Slate Deneside Infant’s School, Seaham, County Durham, UK. Reception and Year 1, Structured Play Oct. 12, 2004.Julian Germain/Prestel. From classroom portraits 2004-2012,byJulian Germainwith a foreword by Dr. Leonid Ilyushin. Published byPrestel($60). Photographer Julian Germain’s portraits of school classrooms make for an […]
The photos below, provided by Nihon Denpa News (NDN) – Japan, Vietnam News Agency, and Young Pioneer Newspaper, were exhibited in “Children in War Time” (at 93 Đinh Tiên Hoàng, Hà Nội, from Sep. 7 to Sep. 14 2012). They describe Vietnamese pupils’ life during the escalation of the American war in the North, 1964-1972.
Source: Menzel, P. (1994). Material world: A global family portrait. San Francisco: Sierra Book Club, p. 34.