Studio Update 6

By: Gabriela Yareliz I have been following the situation in Italy pretty closely. I watch little Italian news clips, and I watch some of my favorite quarantined Italian celebrities’ videos, thanks to Instagram stories and the live feature. Today, while I was listening to a video, I realized that I understood every word in Italian.Continue reading “Studio Update 6”

In Other Words

“…avevo bisogno di una lingua differente: una lingua che fosse un luogo di affetto e di riflessione.” —ANTONIO TABUCCHI [Jhumpa Lahiri as featured in the Wall Street Journal] By: Gabriela Yareliz I finished Jhumpa Lahiri’s book, In Other Words. She brought many interesting things to mind. She filled me with the nostalgia of what it’sContinue reading “In Other Words”

Tag: Day #3

By: Gabriela Yareliz Last day of the Three Days, Three Quotes challenge! “Language and identity are so fundamentally intertwined. You peel back all the layers in terms of what we wear, and what we eat, and all the things that mark us, and in the end what we have are our words.” Jhumpa Lahiri, VogueContinue reading “Tag: Day #3”

Funny bits

By: Gabriela Yareliz The cast of Nous York, and their adventures around NYC. I loved these bits. Phone: One dog is not enough: The countdown-yelling at the jaywalker: French with an American accent, the mistakes in the language: Learning to be gangsta: (love Nabil’s face)