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Migration in South America: the Many Colors of Brazil
In Brazil, immigration regains a central position in public debates as Bolivians arrive in increasingly greater numbers, revealing a renewed potential for Latin American integration. The result is a promising cultural blend that will add to the already very effervescent Brazilian milieu.
The Migration Effect: A “Hybrid” Culture
In the age of migration and globalization, it is often argued that we need to remember where we come from. Whenever people ask me about my roots, I catch myself thinking twice. Where do I actually come from? The answer indeed is quite complex. I was born and raised on […]
What’s Texas Without the Twang?
As economically-driven migration changes the composition of communities and cities all over the world, what is happening to us as individuals and as distinct cultures? Are we retaining our distinctiveness as it has always been, or are we becoming cultural mash-ups? How does this experience help or hurt us in a globalized economy?