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Updates: Cultural Conversations and Trip

Posted by Ruth on March 2, 2011 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Our project is reaching exciting  heights this semester. Just last week on Sunday, February 27th, Cultural Conversations delivered the debut performances of some select English plays and monologues of the Paalam Project. Needless to say, the pieces were well received by both the Penn State and State College communities. It spurred discussion about the similarities between the American and Sri Lankan cultures, as well...

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Greetings to Sri Lanka from Partners in Cultural Conversations

Posted by Ruth on October 25, 2010 at 11:44 AM Comments comments (0)

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An Exciting Time

Posted by Ruth on October 23, 2010 at 7:23 PM Comments comments (0)

These past few months have been an exciting time for the Paalam project. In mid- to late-September, playwriting workshops were held at Ramanathan College and St. John's College for students who were interested in the project. Participants came from 10 different schools in the Jaffna district of Sri Lanka. There was a general positive response from most participants, but a general consensus that more encouragement was needed for more students to join the initiative. Therefore, in early October...

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