#Literacy is dynamic, continually developing and unfolds in new and unexpected ways. Learning the inception of #writing and its trajectory to the forms we use now has me excited to observe how literacy continues to develop in the future
I particularly was surprised by the fact that early prints were made to be similar to handwriting, I thought that was quite genius idea! Also, I liked the fact that printed #books were given to the people whose main job was to decorate them!
Can a universal concept of #Orientalism explain the diverse representation of non-Europeans by Europeans and the subsequent multiple forms of cultural engagement ranging from clashes to cooperation? @gegentuul
During #Humboldt’s time, challenge for researchers was to develop new channels through which to communicate #knowledge. Today, challenge is for researchers to make their voices heard in the noise of social media communications 👉🏼dangerous #infodemic
"It takes 10 minutes of sitting on the phone to get an #interpreter, and that’s valuable time when you’re inundated. So this utilitarian calculus kicks in. And the patients that are most mainstream get the best care.”