Related Resources

Additional materials pertaining to specific topics and language focus group activities are listed on this page.

Supplemental Readings

Hoodbhoy, Pervez. "Science and the Islamic World." ZNet, August 3, 2007.

Gardels, Nathan, and Mike Medavoy. "Shock and Awe vs. Hearts and Minds at the Movies." New Perspectives Quarterly 24 (Spring 2007).

Hessler, Peter. "Walking the Wall." New Yorker, May 21, 2007, 58-64.

James, Harold. "Capital Ideas." Times Literary Supplement, November 29, 2006.

Amazon logo Crane, Diana. "Culture and Globalization: Theoretical Models and Future Trends." Global Culture: Media, Arts, Policy, and Globalization. Edited by Crane, Diana, Nobuko Kawashima, and Ken'ichi Kawasaki. New York, NY: Routledge, 2002, pp. 1-25. ISBN: 9780415932301.

Simmons, Ruth J. "America's Relationship with the World: How Can Languages Help?" The French Review 77 (March 2004): 682-687.

Romero, Simon. "In Babel of Tongues, Suriname Seeks Itself." New York Times, March 23, 2008.

Etter, Lauren, and John Lyons. "Brazilian Beef Clan Goes Global as Troubles Hit Market." Wall Street Journal, August 1, 2008.

Rabbat, Nasser. "Al-Andalus: A Medieval Center of Culture." Guest Lecture, 21F.076, September 18, 2008. (PDF) (Courtesy of Jane Dunphy. Used with permission.)

Dunhuang cave painting, "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas." (PDF) (Courtesy of Jane Dunphy. Used with permission.)

Neruda, Pablo. "La United Fruit Co." In Canto General. Translated by Robert Bly. Mexico City, Mexico: Talleres Gráficos de la Nación, 1950.

Bennett, Drake. "Small Change: Does Microlending Actually Fight Poverty?" Boston Globe, September 20, 2009.

Supplemental Video/Audio

"Glooooooobalization!" On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Boston, MA: WBUR/NPR, July 1, 2004.

"The Dawning Age of the Right Brain." On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Boston, MA: WBUR/NPR, March 28, 2005.

"The World According to Twitter." On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Boston, MA: WBUR/NPR, April 27, 2007.

"Tweaking Globalization to Eliminate Inequity." Special Coverage. Boston, MA: WBUR, November 26, 2001.

"Joseph Stiglitz on Globalization." On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Boston, MA: WBUR/NPR, September 21, 2006.

"The Clash of Emotions." On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Boston, MA: WBUR/NPR, January 9, 2007.

"The Long View: The Global Economy." Special Coverage. Boston, MA: WBUR, November 7, 2001.

"The Roads of Mexico." Here & Now. Boston, MA: WBUR, May 16, 2005. (RM)

"Pharmaceutical Companies and Mexico." Here & Now. Boston, MA: WBUR, May 17, 2005. (RM)

SchoolHouseRockKids. "Schoolhouse Rock – Great American Melting Pot (America Rock)." February 19. 2010. YouTube. Accessed January 5, 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70V_V2Jo5vw

"Rapper Wang Xiaolei's Lyrics." Supplement to "Young & Restless in China." Frontline. Boston, MA: WGBH/PBS, June 17, 2008.

"A New League of Nations." Here & Now. Boston, MA: WBUR, June 16, 2006. (RM)

Cornejo, Cristina Kotz. "3 Américas." Wild Wimmin Films, 2007.

UCtelevision. "Conversations with History: Nayan Chanda." January 31, 2008. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EvriWgx4xo

"Islam and the Making of Europe." On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Boston, MA: WBUR/NPR, February 4, 2008.

Spanish

DavidBisbalVEVO. "David Bisbal, Wisin & Yandel – Torre de Babel." June 26, 2009. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_y6nl7s6V3s (Lyrics)

djjrremix. "DJ JR & Orquesta De La Luz – Arroz con salsa JAPON SALSA." September 21, 2009. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7q0T7gNZDw

angelaseve2509. "Orquesta de La Luz – Descarga de La Luz." December 4, 2007. YouTube. Accessed January 5, 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm9xa8e9ZL8

augustoaranzazu. "ORQUESTA DE LA LUZ – CUERO SONO." November 5, 2007. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOa6xgN-XhM

OrishasTheBest. "Orishas – 537 CUBA." September 30, 2006. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2eV20UhkQk

OrishasVEVO. "Orishas – Hay Un Son." November 22, 2009. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfsXlHJtsZg

Laubori19. "orishas – Canto para Elegúa y Changó." June 29, 2009. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEc-hkmBf7o

luisalbertoverga. "Estrella Morente live." March 7, 2007. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_-GvncmteI

luthieryotuve. "Volver Carlos Gardel." October 7, 2007. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQr_PKgvkHI

pspnuria. "Quijote hip hop Zenit Introducción 1/8." July 9, 2006. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPRa_JyEe7M (Lyrics) Hay 8 partes y se pueden ver todas en YouTube.

González, Maribel. "Música para conocernos: Colombia." Cuaderno Intercultural, May 23, 2008.

Larraz, Rosana. "Música para conocernos: Argentina." Cuaderno Intercultural, June 13, 2008.

German

sardoz10. "Die Prinzen – Deutschland." November 3, 2006. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH4S9RQv5Os (Lyrics in German, English.)

Chinese

Commentary on each song is provided courtesy of Tong Chen, Min-Min Liang, Jin Zhang, and Xu Zhang, and used with their permission.

xxy1013. "A Chinese song – Two Tigers." June 5, 2008. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjgpTubleYQ (Lyrics and comments (PDF))

richien. "东方红 The East is Red 1/12." December 20, 2008. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2RREUyPe38 (Lyrics and comments (PDF))

liduzg. "现代京剧红灯记/Modern Beijing Opera: The Red Lantern 1970." December 30, 2010. YouTube. Accessed January 5, 2011. (Lyrics and comments (PDF))

HIMservice. "S.H.E - 中國話 (官方版MV)." December 20, 2011. YouTube. Accessed September 4, 2012. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCKGoND0pS0.

YJHP. "龍的傳人 - 李建復." March 23, 2008. YouTube. Accessed February 19, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50dyyevLH6I (Lyrics and comments (PDF))

hruby0609. "王力宏 - 龍的傳人." October 23, 2007. YouTube. Accessed February 19, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0_e4NbapLk (Lyrics and comments (PDF))

edc012345. "假行僧/崔健." July 2, 2008. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiMHKAOE7yY (Lyrics)

nhuyg75332. "一无所有/崔健." July 12, 2008. YouTube. Accessed February 18, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzH7LSFfa_4 (Lyrics and comments (PDF))

French

Mannikka, Eleanor. "Mémoires D'Immigrés: l'Héritage Maghrébin (1998)." All Movie Guide. Accessed February 19, 2010.

Cité nationale de l'histoire de l'immigration

Hommage au poète et écrivan Aimé Césaire, Martinique

Japanese

Okada, Shin'ichi, Tadahiro Ohkoshi, and Mayumi Nakamura. "Thought for Food." Japan Plus: Asia-Pacific Perspectives 4 (July 2006): 6-23.