Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Two West Virginia University students will travel abroad this summer as recipients of the competitive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
It's difficult to imagine a society where everywhere you go, you have to fear for your life, simply because of what you believe in. But for one man, it…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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