Unit 3

Unit 3: Assignment 1

Please read the following article: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6276832 In the article above, the author talks about the importance of “cultural diplomay” which is the exchange of ideas, information, art and other aspects of culture among nations and their peoples in order to foster mutual understanding and support for economic and political goals. Reflect on the art or ideas you’ve come across from other parts of the world. What did you learn as a result of your exposure to those cultures? ...

Unit 3: Assignment 2

Watch the video clips of Oprah Winfrey’s trip to India. Do you share the criticisms of some Indians ? Why or why not? In your opinion, what, if anything, was cliched? How do the images in the videos compare with what you would have chosen to represent India and Indians? ...