Posts Tagged ‘world cultures’

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Monday, May 18th

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and a great opportunity to experience the accomplishments, culture, and impact of Asian and Pacific Islander influence on American life. May commemorates both the immigration of the first Japanese citizens to the United States on May 7, 1843, and also marks the anniversary of the completion of the […]

Hanukah is a holiday of light

Monday, December 15th

“Hanukah is a holiday of light, and everyone should have light…it’s a chance to take goodness and lightness to make the world a better place.” ~ Chabad Rabbi Yossi Greenberg On December 2, 2014, Jewish culture was celebrated with a special meal served in the Den at Indiana University East, and the playing of the […]

Hispanic Culture Resources

Monday, February 17th

With the Hispanic Culture Fair this Saturday, February 22, we’d like to highlight a few of the many resources that are available about Hispanic and Latino culture.  Whether you’re writing a paper for a class, preparing a lesson plan, or just personally interested in the subject, there’s information for you. Scholarly databases like Informe Revistas […]

Islamic Heritage

Monday, February 25th

Oxford Islamic Studies Online is a new database available through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.  It is designed to collate the best current scholarship in order to promote a more true and informed understanding of the Islamic world.   OISO is a great first choice for […]