2014 Year in Review

The entire Cultural Detective Team would like to thank you most sincerely for being part of our community, and wish you much joy, health and success in the new year! 2014 was a big year for Cultural Detective, as we celebrated our … Continue reading

“Signs” of Cross-cultural Difference: Lydia Callis

It seems I missed a huge fifteen minutes of fame during Superstorm Sandy. Such frequently happens to me, living in the “provincias” of Mexico as I do. The events I mention involve NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis. Reactions … Continue reading

Healing the Wounds of History

Cultural Detective is about collaboration, authenticity, respect, and bridging differences. The CD Method has long leveraged drama — primarily through the acting out and resolution of critical incidents — as it involves our whole person: body, heart, head and spirit. I … Continue reading

Happy One-Year Anniversary of this Blog!

Happy Birthday! The Cultural Detective blog is one year old! A year ago, on February 17, 2012, we made a commitment to blog regularly to promote cross-cultural understanding, link theory and practice, encourage best-practice use of tools, share resources and … Continue reading

New Restaurant Builds Intercultural Communication between Deaf and Hearing Cultures

Ever read or watch something, made for one purpose, and realize how completely perfect it is for another purpose? There is definite joy in that, right? Yesterday Anna Mindess sent me a link to her  latest food blog. As you have … Continue reading

Eating with One’s Hands: Cause to Lose One’s Children?

Members of the Cultural Detective community are united in a common purpose: to spread respect, understanding and justice through collaboration in our world. I am so, so lucky to be able to work, each and every day, with such passionate … Continue reading