Postcards from Abroad archive--This 60-second program is a collaboration between Kansas Public Radio, the Office of International Programs, and the five international area studies centers at the University of Kansas: the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for Global and International Studies, the Kansas African Studies Center, and the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies.


Crash-Course in Mandarin Chinese
Learn Chinese Online at ChinesePod

Culture and Education in China
The Education System That Pulled China Up May Now Be Holding It Back--The Atlantic (pdf)
China's Achilles Heel--Forbes (pdf)
A Chinese Education, for a Price--The New York Times (pdf)
Chinese Graduates Returning to China--The Economist
China's Answer to the Scripps National Spelling Bee Is a Test Few Could Pass
--The Wall Street Journal

Chinese Students' Experiences in the United States
Cooper Wakefield, presentation

Middle East Resources
About the Middle East

International Education Resources
The Decline of International Studies--Foreign Affairs
Culture Clash in Iowa--CNN
Steve Byrn's Tips for Interacting with International Student

Sandra Issa's Tips for Talking with Non-Native English Speakers
Lawrence Public Library Services

Intercultural Communication
Love in Translation--The New Yorker
How do You Draw a Circle?--Quartz
The secret to disagreeing with people from 20 different countries, in one chart--Washington Post
Why Americans Smile So Much--The Atlantic
Multicultural relationships: Working across cultures and countries--Smithsonian
My Struggle with American Small Talk--The New Yorker
How Diversity Makes Us Smarter--Scientific American
Don't ask where I'm from, ask where I'm a local--TedTalk



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