ERIC Number: ED459486
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Intentional and Unintentional Afghan Humor: "Local Logic" at Its Best. Revised.
Nilsen, Don; Nilsen, Alleen
This paper tells the story of its authors' living and teaching experiences in Afghanistan from 1967 to 1969. The paper explains that "Don" taught at Kabul University, "Alleen" taught at the American International School of Kabul, and their three young children were in elementary school. It describes their day-to-day activities and relates their sometimes unusual experiences and adventures in such an exotic place. It also focuses especially on the Afghan sense of humor and sense of play. (NKA)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Humor, Intercultural Communication, Islamic Culture, Non Western Civilization, Personal Narratives
For full text: http://www.public.asu.edu/~apnilsen/afghanistan4kids/.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Afghanistan