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UND creative writing professor wins second literary translation award of 2013
University of North Dakotas Elizabeth Harris, associate professor of creative writing in the UND English department, recently won her second prize of 2013 for translating a foreign literary work; this...
12/5/13 at 10:18 AM UND professor to take part in democracy workshop in Central Asia 5/8/13 at 12:28 PM
Understanding a Foreign Accent
Im sorry, can you say that one more time? This can be an embarrassing question to have to ask over and over. Talking over the phone with someone whose accent is difficult for you to understand create...
8/8/13 at 7:20 AM
Is Our Foreign Policy Ignorant of Middle Eastern Christianity? A Look at Orthodox Christianity in Egypt
Today, I thought I'd draw attention to something I would bet most Americans do not consider. Most Americans likely think of Islam if they happen to connect a religion to Egypt, but Christianity has be...
10/16/12 at 7:09 PM
The Grown-Up World of Make Believe
Movies arent real. While ostensibly, most grownups agree on this, we frequently dont act as if we do. Its not so much that we look over our shoulders for zombies or vampires as that we gaze at our ba...
2/23/12 at 2:52 PM
She called! Ranka called!
Someone called our house late afternoon on Christmas Eve; someone very special; someone we had lost contact with but never will forget. When the call came, I had already left for church for the first...
1/10/12 at 9:52 AM
Dayton plans fall trip to Japan, Korea
The state government shutdown scuttled a Minnesota trade mission to China, but Gov. Mark Dayton plans to be in that part of the world in late September. Dayton said in a Forum Communications intervie...
7/22/11 at 10:30 AM