Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in academia

Dear All, The Latin proverb (pronounced as [ˈɡraː.ti.a   ˈɡraː.ti.am   ˈpa.rit]) above can be translated as “grace gives birth to grace” or “kindness begets kindness”. Today is the second Monday of October which means that some people celebrate Thanksgiving. In this connection it is interesting to reflect on Thanksgiving in academia. Is there place for …

Continue reading

Thanksgiving in North America

“A day of General Thanksgiving to Almighty God…” Video credit: Pratiks, “3 minutes pour comprendre Thanksgiving” November 15, 2013, via YouTube. Dear All, The video above discusses the history of Thanksgiving and its traditions in North America. Did you know that Thanksgiving is celebrated on different dates in Canada and in the US? This post …

Continue reading