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Trying to Teach English Literature in the Wake of Mao’s Cultural Revolution

My assignment was to offer a survey course on the history of English literature in northeast China. I was paired with a young American teacher sponsored by the United Nations who was to teach phonetics and oral expression. We taught six days a week, and every Wednesday afternoon our students... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-15 09:49:40 UTC ]
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SDG Book Club for Young Readers: A Portuguese-Language Expansion

Two years into its work, the book program for children devised by the United Nations and IPA gets a lusophone wing. The post SDG Book Club for Young Readers: A Portuguese-Language Expansion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-23 13:02:41 UTC ]
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Independent and Profitable, Digital Trends Aims to Redefine Tech Media

Asked whether, back in 2006, he could have possibly envisioned that the tech review blog he co-founded, using rented office space above an Oregon furniture store, would one day grow into a profitable digital media enterprise spanning three offices on two coasts and attracting talent from the... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-31 17:01:10 UTC ]
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Necessary Protection

SOCKS, REFRIGERATORS, PILLS, and potatoes. The Object Lessons series from Bloomsbury Publishing makes us consider the ordinary in new ways. These elegant, concise books take deep dives into things we might see every day but never really notice. In High Heel, for example, Summer Brennan writes... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-02-16 16:00:56 UTC ]
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UN Sustainable Development Goals: Frankfurter Buchmesse’s ‘Create Your Revolution’

The 'Create Your Revolution' campaign is this year's cooperative effort for Frankfurter Buchmesse with the United Nations. The post UN Sustainable Development Goals: Frankfurter Buchmesse’s ‘Create Your Revolution’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-02 13:20:25 UTC ]
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SDG Book Club Issues First Reading List on Sustainable Goals at Bologna

Works by Ángela Lago, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, and Omaima Ezadeen are on the first reading list announced by the United Nations' new SDG Book Club. The post SDG Book Club Issues First Reading List on Sustainable Goals at Bologna appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wilde’s Happy Prince among UN book club’s poverty picks

The launch titles of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Book Club were revealed at Bologna, all of which explore the topic of poverty. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA’s Sustainable Development Goals Book Club Welcomes Bologna, Others

The first selection of children's books in the International Publishers Association's SDG Book Club with the United Nations is due on April 2 at Bologna Children's Book Fair. The post IPA’s Sustainable Development Goals Book Club Welcomes Bologna, Others appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UN launches children’s book club

The United Nations is this week launching a children’s book club with organisations including the International Publishers Association and the International Board on Books for Young People. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA and UN Unveil ‘SDG Book Club’ Promoting the Sustainable Development Goals

The SDG Book Club–a new collaboration between the International Publishers Association and the United Nations' Outreach Division–will curate young readers' books correlating with each of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals over 17 months. The post IPA and UN Unveil ‘SDG Book Club’ Promoting... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ban Ki-moon memoir to John Murray

John Murray is publishing a memoir by the former secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I, Wonderwoman

The United Nations has come under fire for appointing comic book character Wonder Woman as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.N. Staffers Petition to Recall Wonder Woman as Ambassador to Women

Actors Gal Gadot and Lynda Carter on Friday made appearances at the Hall of Justice to commemorate the naming of the DC Comics character they've both portrayed as the ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls worldwide.Er sorry did I say Hall of Justice? Silly me. I meant the United... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wonder Woman to become UN women's champion

The United Nations (UN) is to name comic book character Wonder Woman as its new honorary ambassador for the empowerment of Woman and Girls. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The U.N. Turns to Comics to Promote Global Goals

In collaboration with Reading With Pictures and a number of publishers, the United Nations is planning The Comics Guide to Global Goals, a series of 17 comics that address the world's toughest development problems. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama Should Reveal Secret Syria Intercepts

Here we go again. Maybe. Ten years ago Colin Powell publicly presented the United Nations with formerly top-secret information about a Middle East tyrant and weapons of mass destruction to justify military action against him. The tyrant was Saddam Hussein and the briefing turned out to be a... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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