50 Dirhams a Day: Zagreb

Alice Huang guides us through the Croatian capital.
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Translating Dignity

 

Mahnaz Yousefzadeh describes a translation exercise leads students to contemplate the idea of “dignity” in cross-cultural contexts.

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Interview with Charles Siebert (III)

In the third part of Sebastián Rojas Cabal’s interview
with Charles Siebert, the pair discuss
the teaching of Creative Writing at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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Fifty Dirhams a Day: New York

Sahan Sachintha Tampoe takes us on a ferry ride to the borough of Staten Island.

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Looking for Nature (II)

Part Two of Nikolaj Nielsen’s account of a gorilla trek
in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Forest.

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From the Archives

Card Games in Nepal

The game is reasonably straightforward. Pass cards around from one player to another until someone collects a set of four. Each player can only hold four cards in her hand at once, and choosing to keep a new card means discarding another. Once someone has “four of a...

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50 Dirhams a Day: Abu Dhabi

If you are looking to take a break from the overwhelming daily pace of Abu Dhabi, commit to an afternoon exploring the city. You’ll be surprised how far 50 dirhams will get you. Catch the number 5 bus to the Al Mina Port. Get off at the Electra Street stop, which is...

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