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WorldView is a place for leaders in the fields of language education, global citizenship, immersion learning and other topics central to the Concordia Language Villages mission to address issues important to their fields.

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Architect Aki Ishida: Remembering Nakagin Capsule Tower

Published: July 13, 2022

With the demolition of the iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo this past April, we offer a post from architect Aki Ishida, who has worked with designing a permanent site for Mori no Ike, our Japanese Language Village.

A Starter Guide to Arabic Dialects

By Sean Patrick Hopwood | Published: July 1, 2022

​There’s a lot more to Arabic than just Arabic. This week, Sean Patrick Hopwood introduces beginners to some of the major dialects of Arabic, which are markedly different (in a variety of ways!) from the Arabic taught in Western classrooms.

Good Reads: Celebrating Pride Month

Published: June 28, 2022

Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention during Pride Month.

Exploring Food Waste, Stewardship and Sustainability Across Cultures

Published: June 22, 2022

An assessment of current food waste practices in the Villages and how global innovative practices inspire micro- (but impactful) actions.

Skogfjorden Songprints: A New Podcast Tracing the Connections (and Power) of Song

Published: June 15, 2022

Logo of a lakeside cabin with musical notes flowing out

Tove I. Dahl, dean of Skogfjorden, has undertaken a project with the help of a team of expert creators. Welcome to Songprints, a new podcast exploring the music of Skogforden: its history, its legacy, and the stories that have blossomed from this rich musical tradition.

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