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WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for June 2019

By Dan Hamilton | Published: June 24, 2019

Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention.

How to Travel Through Rome . . . By the Book

By Stacie Berdan | Published: June 18, 2019

In this week’s continuation of Travel By the Book, Stacie Berdan explores two millennia of Rome, guided by histories, novels, biographies, and the art of the city itself.

Summer Reading Has Begun!

Published: June 11, 2019

​Throughout the summer, the Concordia Language Villages team will be reviewing books from the New York Times’ list of “Globetrotting” new releases in 2019. This week, we review Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Let’s Tell This Story Properly and Humayun Azad’s I Remember Abbu.

The Wen Club

By John Davis | Published: June 4, 2019

​This week, John Davis takes usto Warsaw, Poland, and into the mysterious Wen Club: a regular gathering of English speakers and learners that outlasted the Communist government and its interdictions against all things Western.

WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for May 2019

Published: May 28, 2019

Here are good reads from around the globe exploring the riches of (and challenges faced by) indigenous languages, in honor of 2019 being declared the Year of Indigenous Languages by the United Nations.

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