Fulbright’s Baltic armada: discovering cultural differences and bridging human ties

  • 2017-05-02
  • Mara Moettus
Flannery Mack, an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, recalls a lesson she taught in Saldus, Latvia, on the subject of Martin Luther King Jr. “The lesson involved a brief discussion of American history in the 1950’s and 60’s that included a lot of pictures, such as police intervention and signs for segregated public spaces, “ Mack tells me, noting that she repeated the lecture in her sixth, seventh, tenth, and eleventh grade classrooms. She played a video of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech and later asked ...
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