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Dignified Spaces in European Cities: A Co-teaching Experiment

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In this issue of On Teaching, the authors describe their collaborative, interdisciplinary, and inter-institutional undergraduate and graduate course "Dignified Spaces in a Plural Europe: On the (In)Visibility of Cultural and Religious Communities in Post-Industrial Cities," providing an overview of its aims and reflecting on their experiences teaching this unique, collaborative project.

Shiny Diversions

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In this essay, Myalisa Miroballi, a student at Indiana University, discusses the ways in which screen culture pervades the streets of Hong Kong and Shanghai in ways that constitute the cities as aspirational global consumer hubs.