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· May, 2011

Stories about Language from May, 2011

22 May 2011

China: Writing Imaginary Book Reviews

In 2010, a collection of reviews for non-existent books, written by Chinese author Bimuyu, was published. This month Bimuyu shared with readers his thinking behind these reviews.

21 May 2011

Georgia: Beyoncé's Girls Rule an Apocalyptic… Caucasus?

The premiere of American singer Beyoncé's "Run The World (Girls)" video on May 18 evoked much debate among bloggers and social media users in Georgia for a less than expected...

Translating a Vietnamese song to English

Vietnamese phonetic alphabet

19 May 2011

Mozambique: Portuguese, the Language of Mozambicanness

In Mozambique, while national languages have been introduced into the education system, the decision to ratify the new accord on the Portuguese language is being debated. Global Voices brings together...

Cape Verde: Creole and Portuguese Languages, an Unofficial Pair

On the day that Portuguese speaking countries celebrate the Day of Portuguese Language and Culture, in Cape Verde the status of Crioulo, a mother tongue and unofficial national language, is...

2 May 2011

Macedonia: The Roma – Inside or Outside the Circle?

A local Roma blogger writes about the contrast between the legal framework providing full protection of human and ethnic rights and the everyday experiences of the Roma in Macedonia.