Author: Kathi M Silva
Summary: Experiencing another culture is meant to be fun, adventurous and mind-opening. But what happens when you mix the joys of living or traveling abroad with the struggles of having a physical, intellectual, medical or other special need? Join our authors as they share their adventures abroad with unique challenges. This is not a “how-to” book, but a book of real-life stories, where you will find inspiration, guidance and insights from ordinary people who have made extraordinary adjustments to their experiences far from home (Amazon.it).
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Author: Wajahat Ali
Summary: “Go back to where you came from, you terrorist!”
This is just one of the many warm, lovely, and helpful tips that Wajahat Ali and other children of immigrants receive on a daily basis. Go back where, exactly? Fremont, California, where he grew up, but is now an unaffordable place to live? Or Pakistan, the country his parents left behind a half-century ago? Continue reading “Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American”
Author: Christine Gilbert
Summary: One woman’s quest to learn Mandarin in Beijing, Arabic in Beirut, and Spanish in Mexico, with her young family along for the ride.
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Author: Mark Gevisser
Summary: More than seven years in the making, Mark Gevisser’s The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers is an exploration of how the conversation around sexual orientation and gender identity has come to divide—and describe—the world in an entirely new way over the first two decades of the twenty-first century. No social movement has brought change so quickly and with such dramatically mixed results. While same-sex marriage and gender transition are celebrated in some parts of the world, laws are being strengthened to criminalize homosexuality and gender nonconformity in others. As new globalized queer identities are adopted by people across the world—thanks to the digital revolution—fresh culture wars have emerged. A new Pink Line, Gevisser argues, has been drawn across the globe, and he takes readers to its frontiers. Continue reading “The Pink Line – Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers”
Tuesday October 26th is the last day of Expatclic’s Human Library! Join us to celebrare Expatclic’s 17th birthday with stories from around the world. Here you’ll find more information, and all the details on how to participate. Program for Tuesday, October 26th (please note that all times are CET) 10-11 Raphaelle De Groot: Come un libro d’arte (Italiano) 11-12 Rosa Didonna: Ricercatrice, donna e mamma … Continue reading Human Library – Day 5 Program
Check out the program for the 4th day of Expatclic’s Human Library. Here you’ll find more information, and all the details on how to participate. Program for Monday, October 25th (please note that all times are CET) 10-11 Federica Marri: Io, il femminismo e la Palestina (Italiano) 11-12 Federico Iarlori e Chiara Carlino: Sopravvivere senza il bidet (Italiano) 12-13 Giuliana Arena: Ho partorito un figlio … Continue reading Human Library – Day 4 Program