http://www.ted.com/talks/elif_shafak_the_politics_of_fiction.html Such a powerful talk.
http://www.ted.com/talks/patricia_ryan_ideas_in_all_languages_not_just_english.html Another inspiring TED talk. What a good way to start the week!
http://www.ted.com/talks/pico_iyer_where_is_home.html I absolutely love this Ted Talk. Many of us - international students - can relate to Pico Iyer's experience while answering a simple question: "Where are you from?" Yesterday I used the word "home" twice. The first time was at breakfast, I was telling my friend how often I call home (meaning my parents … Continue reading Where is your home?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OS0Tg0IjCp4 When I read about this performance art I was not impressed. I remember telling my friends that contemporary art has become something that I'd never get. "Why would you want to sit and stare at someone", I thought. But truth be told, sometimes it's better to watch a video like this, than to read … Continue reading Marina Abramovic and Ulay