Travelling to mainland China on business? Here are some tips to show respect and build rapport.
As the world becomes more interconnected, businesses will require a more global workforce—employees who are able to work across and within other countries and cultures. That requires not only language skills, but the ability to adapt and find common ground.
The “Women, Peace and Security” forum on September 19 consisting of women military officers, defense analysts and conflict-resolution specialists from the United States and seven African nations, and examined women’s roles as soldiers and civilian activists in building lasting regional stability.
Cities around the United States use food, through events such as food festivals, as a way to connect the diverse threads of their communities, and to introduce people to cultures they may not know much about.
The U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange (DME) promoted strategic dialogue with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to foster mutual trust and understanding. The DME allows hands-on and side-by-side interaction between the U.S. Army and PLA on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HA/DR) operations. This year, West Point cadets participated for the first time.
What's so important about a country's name? It has everything to do with national identity and heritage. Read about some countries that have changed their names, and how those names were or weren't accepted.
What happens to culture when a language dies? Today we look at language extinction, and what that means for the loss of cultural knowledge and identity.
The Flower Girl is a North Korean revolutionary genre theatrical performance, which according to North Korean sources, was written by the country's first President Kim Il-sung. The opera was intended to promote the communist ideology, by incorporating themes such as the class struggle against the bourgeois.
Today, we look at a new memoir by Clemantine Wamariya, a Rwandan genocide survivor who moved across seven African countries in six years before coming to the United States, and how her story reflects the struggles many refugees face.
Native speakers of critical languages are in high demand in the U.S. government. The English for Heritage Language Speakers program is a recruiting and training pipeline for specialized talent in the U.S.