New Hampshire Humanities writes: For fourteen years, America has been mired in war, war being waged by less than one percent of the population. The relatively small number of active military service members has widened a cultural gulf between the military and civilian sectors. Enter the humanities!
Monthly Archives: October 2016
Music was a big part of writing this book! It begins with Laura Mam’s “Pka Proheam Rik Popreay.” She’s a Cambodian-American singer from California and now Phnom Penh and sings in Khmer. I don’t speak Khmer, but I listened to her music a lot while I wrote, and her singing crosses cultures and languages.Here’s a…
I continue my research on writing across culture. I’m approaching this work with the soul mates – hope, responsibility. Writer Daniel J. Older posted that our task is to recognize “the societal context our work takes place in.” As a white writer, I see my work taking place in the world of: