Tag: Turkish

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Podcast: What’s in an Accent? Both Opportunity and Barriers for Immigrant Actresses

Immigrant actresses face a struggle getting the roles that they want. Accent classes help them avoid being typecast, but not always in the way you’d think.

The Turkish Olympiad Finals in New Jersey
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Video: The Turkish Olympiad – Building Cultural and Linguistic Ties to Turkey

An annual competition gives students from Turkish schools in the U.S. a chance to show off their knowledge of Turkish music, culture and language.

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Podcast: Young Muslim Turkish Women Attend School in U.S. to Evade Headscarf Ban

Two sisters who are observant Muslims left Turkey as teenagers to attend school in New York where, they say, they have found an environment that is more accepting of their religious practice.