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Summer Reading: Not Over Yet!

Published: August 13, 2019

We continue on our journey of exploration through the list of “globetrotting” books compiled by New York Times Book Review list. This review includes two titles: The Murmur of Bees by Sofía Segovia and The Strange Journey of Alice Pendelbury by Marc Levy.

The Dietrich Fellowship for Courageous Global Citizens

Published: August 6, 2019

​David Dietrich Oprava introduces the Dietrich Fellowship, an opportunity for a current Concordia Language Villages staff member to go on an around-the-world adventure and bring that experience back to their Village.

WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for July 2019

Published: July 30, 2019

Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention during the month of July.

The Value of Linguistic and Cross-cultural Skills in Suburbia

By Morgan Abate | Published: July 23, 2019

Impoverished, multilingual communities are often associated with urban areas; however, Morgan Abate knows first-hand that these communities are rapidly growing in suburbia. To effectively support these communities, nonprofit organizations need to prioritize language and cultural skills within their teams.

Summer Reading: Notes on a Shipwreck

By David Benson | Published: July 16, 2019

Continuing our series of reviews of books from the New York Times’ list of “Globetrotting” new releases in 2019, this week we look at Notes on a Shipwreck: A story of Refugees, Borders, and Hope, by Italian author David Enia.

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