The Stranger in Academe

“… On the first day of class, I usually ask my students if they can guess what country I am from. The most common answers are Iraq and Iran, but I also get Egypt, India, Bangladesh, Brazil, or Argentina. On rare occasions, some students succeed in locating my accent somewhere in Eastern Europe …” (more)

[Darina Lepadatum, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 July]

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