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· April, 2009

Stories about Language from April, 2009

Jamaica: Calabash Countdown

Bubisher: A Bus of Books for Children in Western Sahara

Do you want to go to the Sahara desert and read for children living in the refugee camps? Bubisher is a mobile library being driven across Western Sahara refugee camps....

The News of Bantu Mwaura's death shocks Kenyan bloggers

The news of Bantu Mwaura’s death have caught many with absolute shock. Bantu Mwaura, an award winning Kenyan performing artist, director, playwright, storyteller, poet and university lecturer is dead.

St. Lucia: The Heat is On

Czech Republic: Blog Roundup

Russia: A Chechen Folk Tale

Kosovo: The Language Issue

Martinique: Celebrating Aimé Césaire

It is with great reverence that Martinican bloggers celebrated the first anniversary of the death of Aimé Césaire, who passed away on April 17th 2008.

China: More on Jackie Chan

India: Importance Of Mother Tongue

Taiwan: Promoting language diversity

Barbados: The Danger of Hate Speech

Israel: Reflecting on Israeli-Palestinian Relations

The mood in the Israeli blogosphere is contemplative. Perhaps it is the conclusion of the Passover holiday that celebrates freedom from oppression or just that Israelis have had quiet time...

Japan: Crisis Vocabulary

Russia, Ukraine: Education in Russian/Ukrainian

Ukraine: “Operation Yatsenyuk”

Moldova: “A ‘Romanian’ Flavor”

China: A Satire That Caused an Uproar in Both China and The Philippines

Pakistan: Teaching Urdu To Expatriate Kids

St. Lucia: Walcott & Oxford?

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