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Books

 

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Strangers in a Strange Land - Book List. Check out this book list of insightful portrayals of cultures seen through the eyes of someone not from those cultures. This list also contains books that represent an interaction of contrasting cultures due to immigration, colonization, travel, and other experiences. HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

 

Photography

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The Power of Photography. We seldom think about the negative power of photography—from skewing reality to being invasive and offensive. When taking photos across cultures, remember these positive and negative powers of photography. HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

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You, Your Camera, Your Subject. The relationship between you, your camera and your subject is more complicated than you might think. Together, the three shed light on the intricacies of cross-cultural photography. HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

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Culturally Sensitive Photography. Like Travel Itself, Photography Builds Bridges, says Jim Kane of Culture Xplorers. Follow Jim's 8 photography guidelines to get the most out of your travels and photos. HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

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Got Culturosity? Cultural Photographers Do. Culturosity helps you experience and capture culture on film. Read about the cultural skills photographers have that enable them to capture great images of other cultures. HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

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Creating Culture-Rich Photos. Learn photo-taking strategies to capture real elements of culture on camera. HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

 

Movies

 

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Movies 101: Foreign and Independent Films. Foreign and Independent films can teach you a lot about other cultures—if you know where to find the good ones and how to make the most out of your movie experience. Here we present 5 simple tips for Foreign & Indie Films. HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

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The Power of Movies. Ellen Summerfield, an intercultural film specialist, shares with Culturosity readers the advantages and dangers of films in helping us understand and learn about other cultures. HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

 

Music

 

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Strike a Cultural Chord. For those interested in furthering their understanding of a place and its people, there is often no better way of doing so than through music. HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

 

Cooking & Baking

 

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Baking her Way through Transitions. In the true spirit of Culturosity, Arige Jomaa has taken one of her passions, baking, and turned it into a way to connect with people across the globe. Kate Berardo interviews Arige as she reflects on her global lifestyle, the challenges of moving across cultures, and how her home-baking business helped her transition across cultures and build connections with people from a variety of different cultures.  HTML version / Acrobat icon PDF version 

 

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