Her award-winning biography, Night’s Dancer, is about Janet Collins, the first African-American woman to be hired as a full-time ballet dancer for the Metropolitan Opera.
Languages are tied to the cultures and identities of people, and they hold an abundance of knowledge that we risk losing as languages go extinct.
You may learn 3,000 Chinese characters, but unless you experience the culture in which they are used, can you truly understand?
A team at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology’s (KIT) Institute of Anthropomatics has developed the world’s first computer-based automatic translation service for classroom use.
Much like bellbottoms and legwarmers, languages have gone in and out of style. Take a closer look at the statistics, and the causes, for these evolving trends.
Excitement surrounding MOOCs and the companies providing them, like Coursera, is growing. But how does this form of instruction compare to the traditional classroom?
Phi Beta Kappa member Condoleezza Rice publishes a highly-anticipated memoir of her years serving in the Bush administration.
Theory does not have to engage the reader in a linquistic wrestling match. Maybe it’s the ideas the reader should be thinking about, not the grammar and sentence structure.
Mason has a strong and balanced program in general education and a host of undergraduate majors that actively carry out the liberal educational goals of Phi Beta Kappa.
Her vision will increase the involvement of members in the society’s activities and further the society’s support of a broad, liberal education.
Creighton educates students broadly in the liberal arts and fosters a passion for lifelong learning. Their new chapter will serve to reaffirm those values.