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EFL in Afghanistan, Part 2

This two-part post is an interview on teaching English as a Foreign Language in a private university in Pakistan and in a public university in Herat.

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EFL in Afghanistan, Part 1

This two-part post is an interview on teaching English as a Foreign Language in a private university in Pakistan and in a public university in Herat.

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In Indonesia among the Damudani

This is the story of an American’s adventures among the indigenous people of the Indonesian highlands, the Damudani or Dani tribe.

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From Metro Manila to Cavite Province, Part 2

This is the second of a two-part account of my life in Tagaytay, Cavite after moving from Metro Manila.

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A Remarkable Journey with Light and Sound

I first interviewed Richie Quirino about his books and video on Filipino jazz in “A Jazz Musician and Jazz Journalist.” , where I discovered a two-volume work by Helena Blavatsky, the society’s founder.

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Evolution of an Intercultural Text—Free Textbook Download

Bridges: Intercultural Conversation 1 and 2 is available in PDF files at the textbook page. I’m a staunch believer in using materials designed to meet the particular needs of particular students—their

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Donna Miscolta, Author of “Hola and Goodbye”

Donna Miscolta and I did an interview after the publication of her first book (Signal 8 Press, 2011), a novel dealing with a Filipino’s immigration to the United Sates and his subsequent family life

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A Memoirist of the Marcos Years, Part 2

In Part 1 of this interview, Susan Quimpo talks about her family’s activism during martial law and the initial impetus for the memoir. In Part 2 she continues with a description of writing the book

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A Memoirist of the Marcos Years, Part 1

Author interview with Susan Quimpo, editor and co-author of the family memoir “Subversive Lives,” which tells the story of an anti-Marcos activist family during martial law.

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An Unintended Adventure

This is a story of love, perseverance, courage and faith—an adventure which began when Chris lost his legs above the knee. He and Geri struggled to maintain their active lifestyle, working, traveling,

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