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.
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.
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.
What are sustainable and responsible tourism? We explore how tourism can be both good and bad for culture, and what the focus of sustainable tourism means for preserving natural and cultural heritage.
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.
Food is important in every culture. We all have to eat, and eating connects us socially in ways that permeate every aspect of life.
When you first move to a new country, or even just a new town, getting out of your hotel room can be incredibly difficult. In Vicenza, a program called Teenvenuti introduces new students in grades 6-12 to their new home.
From February 21st through the 24th, the Smithsonian will once again be hosting their annual Mother Tongue Film Festival, showcasing a collection of films that celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity.
U.S. Air Forces Africa and the Rwandan Defense Force recently announced the launch of the African Partnership Flight in Kigali, Rwanda, from March 4-8.