Tag Archives: Holistic World History

K-Pop Culture in South Korea: Korean Blog Series: Part 4

“Let me entertain you,” Gypsy Rose Lee, a burlesque singer and dancer cooed these memorable words in the finale song in the 1962 movie of the same name. The South Korean government has taken this refrain to heart and is … Continue reading

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Religion in South Korea: Korean Blog Series: Part 3

“Koreans never met a religion they didn’t like.” Our tour guide made this pronouncement during my tour of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in November 2014, sponsored by the Academy of Korean Studies. “Well.” I thought “that was an … Continue reading

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Isn’t It Very Dangerous Over There?

“Isn’t it very dangerous over there?” people asked when we announced our most recent trip to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.  Countries ending in the suffix “stan” (meaning “place” in Persian) can remind us of places of instability and extremism, places that … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings ~ Warm Wishes for a Peaceful 2014!

The holiday season and close of the year are often a time for reflection. As 2013 comes to a close, we have been reflecting on what a dynamic year this has been for our newly established nonprofit, the Center for … Continue reading

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Meet Us in St. Louis

This week we will be attending the annual National Council for Social Studies conference in St. Louis, Missouri from November 22-23.  Please come visit us at Booth #819 where we will be exhibiting and selling our holistic global perspective educational … Continue reading

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